Monday, September 10, 2007

Bruce Palmer, Jr.
Bruce Palmer, Jr., (13 April 1913October 10, 2000) was a noted United States Army General and acting Chief of Staff of the United States Army from July to October 1972.

Bruce Palmer, Jr. Career Summary
He married Kay Sibert in 1936. She died in 1996. They had a son, Bruce III, and two daughters, Maureen and Robin. General Palmer died on October 10, 2000. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
He wrote two books in his retirement, The 25 Year War: America's Military Role in Vietnam and Intervention in the Caribbean: The Dominican Crisis of 1965.
His father was an Army brigadier general and a grandfather received the Medal of Honor during the Civil War.