Brig. Gen. Duncan Hallock
On April 20, retired Brig. Gen. Duncan Hallock, a distinguished engineer officer, passed away. He was 101. Hallock's illustrious career began in 1929 with an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He graduated in 1933 and eventually served as the assistant district engineer in Rock Island, Ill. In 1937, he became the company officer in the 11th Engineer Regiment in the Panama Canal Zone. At the end of the Second World War, Hallock was promoted to the rank of colonel and assigned to the Research & Development Division of the Army General Staff. He would go on to become the chief of the Research & Development Division of the Office of the Chief of Engineers. In 1958, he was promoted to the rank of brigadier general and assigned to Eighth U.S. Army in Seoul, South Korea. Hallock retired in 1963 as the engineer for the U.S. Army Pacific at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, having served his country for 34 years. Seen here: Brig. Gen. Duncan Hallock,(center) at a cornerstone laying ceremony in 1960 with Col. William Nungesser (left) and Brig. Gen. Alden Sibley (right).

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