U.S. ARMY CHEMICAL CORPS
Hall of Fame
Major General Egbert F. Bullene
Major General Egbert F. Bullene entered the Army in 1917 after graduation from the Naval Academy. He served as an artillery officer in France in World War I and subsequently joined the Chemical Warfare Service.
During World War II he was promoted to Brigadier General and served as Commander of the Chemical Troops Training Center, Chemical Officer for the Armored Forces, and Commanding General of the San Jose project.
He also served in both the European and Pacific theaters of operation. After the war he commanded the Army Chemical Center and served as the Chief Chemical Officer of the Army. Major General Bullene’s decorations included the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, and the Purple Heart.
Major General Egbert F. Bullene died on 21 February 1958.