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Peter Schoomaker

Chief of Staff of the United States Army
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Born Feb 12, 1946
Age 70
Hometown State of Michigan

Peter Jan Schoomaker is a retired four-star general of the United States Army and served as the 35th Chief of Staff of the United States Army from August 1, 2003 to April 10, 2007. Schoomaker's appointment as Chief of Staff was unique in that he was recalled and came out from retirement to assume the position. Schoomaker voluntarily retired from the Army for the second time in 2007 after completing the full four-year term as Chief of Staff.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1946 Birth Schoomaker was born on February 12, 1946 in Michigan. … Read More

TWENTIES

1969 23 Years Old After attending East Lansing High School, Schoomaker graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1969 with a Bachelor of Science degree in education administration. … Read More

THIRTIES

1978 32 Years Old From 1978 to 1981, he commanded a squadron of the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment - Delta (1st SFOD-D), commonly known to the public as "Delta Force", at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. … Read More
1983 37 Years Old In August 1983, he returned to Fort Bragg, to serve as Special Operations Officer, J-3, Joint Special Operations Command.
1985 39 Years Old From August 1985 to August 1988, General Schoomaker commanded another squadron of the 1st SFOD-D. Following the National War College in Washington, D.C., he returned to command Delta Force from June 1989 to July 1992. … Read More

FORTIES

1994 48 Years Old General Schoomaker served as the Commanding General of the Joint Special Operations Command from July 1994 to August 1996, followed by command of the United States Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina through October 1997.

FIFTIES

1997 51 Years Old His most recent assignment prior to assuming duties as the Army Chief of Staff was as Commander in Chief, United States Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, from November 1997 to November 2000. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2007 61 Years Old …  Schoomaker voluntarily retired from the Army for the second time in 2007 after completing the full four-year term as Chief of Staff. … Read More
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