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Clarence McKnight

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Lieutenant General Clarence McKnight, USA (ret.) “was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1929 and graduated West Point in 1952.He rose to general officer status going on to head both tactical and strategic communications commands before becoming deputy commandant and commandant of the Signal Training Centre and commanding general of Fort Gordon in 1976. After eighteen months, he became the first three-star commander of the Army Communications Command, Fort Huachuca, with more than 33,000 soldiers and civilians spread throughout fourteen countries. At Fort Gordon, he witnessed the merger of tactical and strategic communications.”  Lieutenant General Clarence McKnight is the author of From Pigeons to Tweets.

According to the book description of From Pigeons to Tweets, “The author led the U.S. Army into the modern age of computer warfare developing portals through which avenues of digitalization eventually flowed to civilian use. A graduate of West Point, he rose to the rank of Commanding General of the U.S. Army's Signal Corps developing technology used by all the military services. This is his story beginning as a lieutenant in the Korean War when he used radio communication with pigeon backup to Operation Desert Storm when computer warfare was used for the first time.”


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