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April 24, 2017

Captain M. E. Cassidy Appointed Morale Officer at Camp Cody, Deming

Filed under: Camp Cody Deming — Tags: — Michael Kromeke @ 12:52 am

Captain M. E. Cassidy, of Bisbee, Arizona, who has been assistant camp adjutant, has been appointed camp morale officer and it will be his duty to see that everything is 100 percent efficient, so far as clean and wholesome entertainments and sports and general conduct of all the troops are concerned. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Monday, November 11, 1918

April 18, 2017

Captain George Munteanu Acting Assistant Chief of Staff at Camp Cody

Filed under: Camp Cody Deming — Tags: — Michael Kromeke @ 3:03 pm

Captain George Munteanu, who has been acting chief of staff, has been appointed acting assistant chief of staff.

The polite young soldier who says: “I’ll see if the chief of staff is busy,” is private Howard Dell, who knows how to do things right. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Monday, November 11, 1918

April 8, 2017

General Resche Discharged; Returns Home From Camp Cody

Filed under: Camp Cody Deming — Tags: — Michael Kromeke @ 8:27 pm

Duluth Commander of 68th Brigade at Camp Cody, Back to Civil Life.

Brigadier General F. E. Reshce, commander of the 68th infantry brigade here, has been honorably discharged and he has been honorably discharged and he has left for his home in Duluth, Minnesota, to return to civil life. He has been in command of the 68th brigade ever since it was formed under the new army reorganization plan six months ago. The brigade is composed of the 135th infantry (1st Minnesota Infantry). 136th infantry (2nd Minnesota Infantry), and the 127th machine gun battalion, known as the South Dakota unit.

According to information gathered in El Paso, General Resche had served in the Minnesota national guard many years with distinction rising to a brigadier general. He is prominent in civil affairs in Duluth, his home city, and was once police chief there. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Saturday, April 6, 1918

April 1, 2017

General Johnston, New Camp Cody Commander, Likes Look of Troops Here

Filed under: Camp Cody Deming — Tags: — Michael Kromeke @ 4:00 pm

Brigadier General John A. Johnston, newly appointed commander of the 34th division, at Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico, left El Paso Monday afternoon, after spending a day with General Robert L. Howze here, who showed the visitor about fort Bliss. General Johnston expressed himself well pleased with the post and particularly with the fine type of men which composes the Second cavalry brigade.

The general was traveling alone, except for his valet, who has accompanied his from Boston. An aid will be appointed at Camp Cody.

General Johnston arrived in El Paso Friday afternoon and was net at the union depot by Lieutenant James Hodgson, aid to Brigadier General Robert L. Howze, and Mrs. Howze. The general went to district headquarters and later he was taken to Fort Bliss as the guest of General and Mrs. Howze. During his stay here the general was at the Paso del Norte hotel. In company with Lieutenant Hodgson, he made a trip around El Paso Saturday morning, also visiting the several camps and the Santa Fe international bridge. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Saturday, June 1, 1918

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