• FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Military and civilian community members pay their respects as Soldiers from Fort Sam Houston remove a casket from the hearse and move it to a horse-drawn caisson at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3 during a funeral ceremony for Gen. Ralph Haines Jr. Soldiers from Fort Sam Houston and Fort Hood joined with community members to pay their respects for Haines, who was 98 years old at the time of his death and was the oldest living 4-star general and senior retired officer. Haines served as the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army from 1967 to 1968. He also served as the commanding general of 1st Armored Division at Fort Hood, Texas, and as the commanding general of III Corps, also at Fort Hood.

    Respects.

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Military and civilian community members pay their respects as Soldiers from Fort Sam Houston remove a casket from the hearse and move it to a horse-drawn caisson at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3 during a...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Fort Sam's Own, the 323rd Army Band, leads a solemn procession with Soldiers from Fort Sam Houston and Fort Hood and the Caisson during the funeral interment for retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr. at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3. Military and civilian community members gathered to pay their respects for Haines, who was 98 years old at the time of his death and was the oldest living 4-star general and senior retired officer. Haines served as the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army from 1967 to 1968.

    Procession.

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Fort Sam's Own, the 323rd Army Band, leads a solemn procession with Soldiers from Fort Sam Houston and Fort Hood and the Caisson during the funeral interment for retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr. at the Fort Sam Houston National...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Col. William Hill, U.S. Army North's chief of training, prepares to give the order of "Order, Arms" during a funeral ceremony for retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr. at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3. Military and civilian community members gathered to pay their respects for Haines, who was 98 years old at the time of his death and was the oldest living 4-star general and senior retired officer.

    Hill.

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Col. William Hill, U.S. Army North's chief of training, prepares to give the order of "Order, Arms" during a funeral ceremony for retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr. at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3. Military and...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Honor Guard members position themselves to lower the remains of retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr. from the horse-drawn Caisson at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3. Military and civilian community members gathered to pay their respects for Haines, who was 98 years old at the time of his death and was the oldest living 4-star general and senior retired officer. Haines served as the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army from 1967 to 1968.

    Caisson.

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Honor Guard members position themselves to lower the remains of retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr. from the horse-drawn Caisson at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3. Military and civilian community members gathered to...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Fort Sam Houston honor guard members fold the flag that covered the casket of retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr. at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3. The flag was then presented to retired Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III, the former commanding general of U.S. Army North and Fort Sam Houston, who presented the flag to William Haines, Gen. Haines' son. Soldiers from Fort Sam Houston and Fort Hood joined with community members to pay their respects for Haines, who was 98 years old at the time of his death and was the oldest living 4-star general and senior retired officer.

    Fold.

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Fort Sam Houston honor guard members fold the flag that covered the casket of retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr. at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3. The flag was then presented to retired Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III, the...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Honor Guard members ceremonially fold the flag during the funeral interment for retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr. at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3. The flag was then presented to retired Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III, the former commanding general of U.S. Army North and Fort Sam Houston, who presented the flag to William Haines, Gen. Haines' son.

    Ceremonial flag.

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Honor Guard members ceremonially fold the flag during the funeral interment for retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr. at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3. The flag was then presented to retired Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III, the...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Retired Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III, the former commanding general of U.S. Army North and Fort Sam Houston, presents a flag to William Haines, the son of retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr., at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3.

    Present.

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Retired Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III, the former commanding general of U.S. Army North and Fort Sam Houston, presents a flag to William Haines, the son of retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr., at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec...

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Retired Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III, the former commanding general of U.S. Army North and Fort Sam Houston, presents a flag to William Haines, the son of retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr., at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3. Soldiers from Fort Sam Houston and Fort Hood joined with community members to pay their respects for Haines, who was 98 years old at the time of his death and was the oldest living 4-star general and senior retired officer. Haines served as the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army from 1967 to 1968. He also served as the commanding general of 1st Armored Division at Fort Hood, Texas, and as the commanding general of III Corps, also at Fort Hood

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