Andrew P. Chambers
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Andrew P. Chambers
Andrew Chambers
Born(1931-06-30)June 30, 1931
Bedford, Virginia
DiedJune 3, 2017(2017-06-03) (aged 85)
Sterling, Virginia
Buried
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Army
RankLieutenant General
Commands heldUnited States Army Central
VII Corps
1st Cavalry Division
1st Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment
Battles/warsVietnam War
Awards
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Soldier's Medal
Bronze Star Medal

Andrew Phillip Chambers (June 30, 1931 - June 3, 2017) was a retired lieutenant general in the United States Army. An alumnus of the Howard University, he was a commanding general of the VII Corps and the United States Army Central in the 1980s. The then Major General Chambers commanded the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas, between July 1982 and June 1984. He also was director of the Army Equal Opportunity Program. His brother, Lawrence Chambers, an alumnus of the United States Naval Academy, was a rear admiral in the United States Navy. He and his brother are the first black siblings to hold flag ranks in the United States Military.[1]

References

  1. ^ Walton, Ben L (2012-05-01). Great Black War Fighters: Profiles in Service. ISBN 9781618971081.

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