IV (born c ), a United States Army Lieutenant General, is the commanding general of United States Army North (Fifth Army) and senior commander of Fort Sam Houston now part of Joint Base San Antonio. From to Caldwell served as Commander, NATO Training Mission – Afghanistan, as well as Commanding General, Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan.
LTG William B. Caldwell, III served 32 years in the Army and retired as the Fifth Army commanding general at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. A combat veteran of wars in Korea and Vietnam, he was awarded the Silver Star on three separate occasions for gallantry and heroism under fire. Coming from a long line of soldiers, his grandfather served in the Union Army during the Civil War, his father was an Army Colonel during World War II retiring after 37 years of military service, and his son is a serving lieutenant general with tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Lt. General William Caldwell needs to be fired. Now. General Caldwell, a three star general in charge of training Afghanistan troops allegedly ordered that the Army's arsenal of psychological weapons of war be trained on ...
William Caldwell, head of the ISAF training mission in Afghanistan, the literacy rate for Afghan security force recruits is about 14 percent. Illiterate recruits find performing routine security tasks, like checking IDs, difficult.