From Pigeons To Tweets: A General Who Led Dramatic Changes in Military Communications

From Pigeons To Tweets: A General Who Led Dramatic Changes in Military Communications

by Jr., Clarenc McKnight Clarence E., Hank Jr. Cox
     
 

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General Clarence E. McKnight led the US Army into the modern age of computer warfare developing portals through which new channels of digitalizations flowed to a welcoming civilian usage. A graduate of West Point Academy, McKnight rose to the rank of Commanding General of the US Army's Signal Corps developing technology used by all the military services. McKnight was

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General Clarence E. McKnight led the US Army into the modern age of computer warfare developing portals through which new channels of digitalizations flowed to a welcoming civilian usage. A graduate of West Point Academy, McKnight rose to the rank of Commanding General of the US Army's Signal Corps developing technology used by all the military services. McKnight was made a distinguished graduate of West Point, an uncommon honor and is being inducted into the US Army War College Museum for distinguished alumnus. This book is about military communications and how they developed strategies over the years to what we now use in the most advanced technology, science and engineering.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933909776
Publisher:
History Publishing Company, LLC
Publication date:
01/31/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
222
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

LTG (Ret.) Clarence “Mac” McKnight, a native of Tennessee and 1952 graduate of West Point, served in the Korean War, commanded two Signal Battalions in the Vietnam War, and three battalions in Europe, including commander, 5th Signal Command/deputy chief of staff for communications-electronics, U.S. Army Europe. He served as commandant of the U.S. Army Signal Center and School, and commander, U.S. Army Communications Command. West Point 2008 Distinguished Graduate Award He served tours as commander of Fort Gordon, Georgia, and Fort Huachuca, Arizona, and concluded his active career as Director of Command, Control and Communications Systems for the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington, D.C.

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