Charles W. Bagnal, American Army Lieutenant General, Died at 81


Charles Wilson Bagnal was born on April 15, 1934 and died on June 30, 2015.

He was an American Army Lieutenant General.

Charles was commander of the United States Army Western Command, after he also served in the United States Army Pacific, from 1985 to 1989.

Bagnal was Deputy Commanding General for Training of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC).

Also a Deputy Superintendent at the United States Military Academy (from 1977 to 1980), Commander of the Officer Personnel Management Directorate for the United States Army Military Personnel Center.

He also worked as a Special Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel.

Charles received the Distinguished Service Medal, the Silver Star, the Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart, and the Meritorious Service Medal.

Charles W. Bagnal was an alumnus of the United States Military Academy, United States Army Command & General Staff College, Georgia Tech, the United States Army War College and McLenaghan High School in Florence, South Carolina (class of 1952).

Charles retired August 31, 1989.

After, Charles completed his Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina and practiced law.

Before his death, he resided in Columbia with his wife Patsy.

Charles Wilson Bagnal passed away at 81 yrs old due to leukemia.