Photo Credit: Sgt. Maj. Eric Lobsinger, Army North PAO
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.