Crosbie E. Saint
|Crosbie E. Saint|
General Crosbie Saint
|Birth name||Crosbie Edgerton Saint|
September 29, 1936|
West Point, New York, U.S.
May 7, 2018 (aged 81)|
Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/||United States Army|
|Years of service||1958–1992|
U.S. Army Europe|
1st Armored Division
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Crosbie Edgerton Saint (September 29, 1936 – May 7, 2018) was a United States Army four-star general who served as Commander in Chief, U.S. Army Europe/Commander, Central Army Group (CINCUSAREUR/COMCENTAG) from 1988 to 1992.
Saint was born at West Point, New York on September 29, 1936. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1958, receiving his commission in Armor. He was the son of a career soldier, Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Saint, who commanded the 14th Engineer Regiment (PS), a combat engineer unit of the Philippine Scouts of the US Army, at Fort William McKinley, the Philippine Islands, in the early 1940s. LTC Saint perished while he was a prisoner of war of the Imperial Japanese Army following the mass surrender of the Fil-American forces on the Bataan peninsula in April 1942.
Saint served two tours in Vietnam, and had five tours with U.S. Army, Europe. In addition to commanding U.S. Army Europe, his commands included the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment; Seventh Army Training Command; 1st Armored Division; and III Corps and Fort Hood, Texas. He retired from the army on September 1, 1992.
After retiring from the military, Saint established a consulting firm specializing in foreign relations and national security issues. He also served on the Army Science Board, was Vice President, Europe for Military Professional Resources, and at one time sat on the advisory board for the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, and the DRS Technologies Board of Directors. He previously served as Chairman, for the Vice President's National Performance Review on Intelligence Support to the Ground Forces. Saint died of congestive heart failure on May 7, 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland at the age of 81.
Saint married and later divorced Virginia Carnahan. He later married Merrilyn Crosgrove.
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