|Department of the Army Order 31-3 (1978)
|This is the Department of the Army order to enact Public Law 94-479, the promotion of George Washington to General of the Armies of the United States.
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|Cover Letter||Orders 31-3|
Department of the Army Washington, D.C. 20310 ORDERS 31-3 13 March 1978 The following officer is promoted posthumously in the Regular Army of the United States as indicated. Authority: Joint Resolution of Congress dated 19 January 1976, approved by the President of the United States on 11 October 1976. Grade Effective Name, Branch promoted to date ------------ ----------- --------- Washington, George, USA General of the Armies 4 July 1976 of the United States BY DIRECTION OF THE PRESIDENT: Clifford L. Alexander, Jr. (signature) Clifford L. Alexander, Jr. Secretary of the Army