Clipped From The Tipton Daily Tribune
SEPTEMBER 20, 1969 IOC PER COPY 45C PER WEEK SECOND CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON, INDSANA 46072 ' esse E- Mcintosh Promoted To Rank Of Major General It isn't everyday that a military man is promoted to Major General twice in his lifetime. But, Jesse E. Mcintosh of Tipton is such a man. ' Today, at Camp Atterbury Brigadire General Mcintosh; Commanding General of the Indiana Guard Reserve, was promoted to Major General. In 1949. he-received his first promotion to Major. General and assumed command of the 38th. Infantry Division. Saturday's ceremonies took place during the annual field training exercises of the Indiana Guard Reserve forces. • General Mcintosh began his military career in 1917. Following his foreign service in World War I, he received his commission as. a 2nd. Lieutenant. . At the.beginning of World War II, General Mcintosh was in com-, m and of the 2nd. Battalion 152nd. -infantry of the 38th division. During service in the Western Pacific he became a regimental commander and received a citation for meritorious achievement a-, gainst' the enemy while on Luzon in the Philippines. Following World War n Gen eral Mcintosh accepted a commission as a full Colonel in the Indiana National Guard and served as commanding officer of the 151st. infantry. In 1948 he became Assistant Division Commander - and received his first star. . • Assists Civil Defense After retiring as Commanding General of the. 38th. Division in 1949, he was hot content to. sit idle. General Mcintosh helped to organize Civil. Defense in Tipton County. Later, when the Indiana Guard Reserve- was organized he became a Battalion Commander with the rank of Colonel. In 1965 he was 'promoted to Brigadire Gen eral and placed in command of the tactical Brigade of the I.G.R. Upon re-organization of the Indiana Guard Reserve, General Mcintosh assumed over all command. In addition to the promotion of General Mcintosh, several awards were made to outstanding members of the I.G.R; Those receiving awards were Colonel Joseph-N. Myers of Indianapolis, Colonel Carroll G. Priem of Indianapolis, Colonel Jack H. Robinson of Ft. Wayne and Lieutenant Col. Leonard F. Vosmeier' . of Ft. Wayne. The Citations, were signed by Adjutant General John N. Owens.