Huba Wass de Czege
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A Hungarian immigrant, Brigadier General Huba Wass de Czege (pronounced VOSH de tsay-guh) (born August 13, 1941) is the son of Count Albert Wass de Szentegyed et Czege. Wass de Czege retired from the United States Army as a General Officer with a reputation as a highly innovative thinker. He is the founder and first director of the School of Advanced Military Studies at the United States Army Command and General Staff College.
During his career as an infantry officer, he served two tours in Vietnam where he earned five Bronze Stars, and the Silver Star for Gallantry in action. Wass De Czege was a principal designer of the operational concept known as AirLand Battle which was the doctrinal concept of the U.S. Army for many years. He was the founder and first director of the Army’s School for Advanced Military Studies where he also taught applied military strategy. In the late 1980s he was selected to command the 9th Infantry Regiment of the 7th Infantry Division (Light). His most senior military position was assistant division commander as a brigadier general. After retiring in 1993, BG Wass De Czege became heavily involved in the Army After Next Project and served on several Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency advisory panels. Wass de Czege graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1964 and earned an MPA from Harvard University.
In the 1970s, Wass de Czege was a member of the Department of Social Sciences at West Point. Source: Association of Graduates, USMA, The Register of Graduates and Former Cadets, USMA West Point: 2008.
Since his 20s, Wass de Czege has been an enthusiastic horseman, and has been involved with schooling and showing jumpers and hunters.
He is a consultant to the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.
- http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/war_stories/2003/04/force_majeure.html Force Majeure, What lies behind the military's victory in Iraq.
Association of Graduates, USMA, The Register of Graduates and Former Cadets, USMA West Point: 2008.Association of Graduates, USMA, The Register of Graduates and Former Cadets, USMA West Point: 2008.
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