Regimental Division,
Office Chief of Signal

United States Army Signal Center, Fort Gordon, GA
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MG (Ret.) Leo M. Childs (1990)

MG (Ret.) Leo Childs’ service to the Signal Regiment spans more than 30 years, ending as director of Command, Control and Communications Systems Directorate in U.S. Army Pacific Command. Previously he was Chief of Signal at the Signal Center, Fort Gordon, Ga., and commander, 5th Signal Command.

Other commands included 82d Signal Battalion and 35th Signal Group, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C. MG Childs also served on Army headquarters and Supreme Allied Headquarters staffs, and was deputy commander of U.S. Army Information Systems Command at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. His other overseas assignments include service in Vietnam with II Field Force, 1st Infantry Division and 362d Signal Company. In addition to overseas tours in Germany, Vietnam and Belgium, he also served in the Dominican Republic.

MG Childs’ awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star with two oak-leaf clusters, Defense Service Meritorious Service Medal and Meritorious Service Medal with oak-leaf cluster. He was inducted as a Distinguished Member of the Signal Regiment in 1990.

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BG Leo Childs
Childs as a brigadier general, circa September 1981-June 1983.

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