Watsonville High School Alumni

Watsonville, California (CA)

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Edward C. Cardon

Edward C. Cardon

Class of 1978

Graduated from US Military Academy, West Point in 1982 and was promoted to Brigadier General in November 2007. He is the Deputy Commanding General (Support) for the 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized) based in Fort Stewart, GA. He deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom three times as of 2008.

Brigadier General Edward Cardon was commissioned as an engineer officer from the United States Military Academy in 1982. His military education includes the Engineer Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms Service Staff School, United States Naval Command and Staff College, the Armed Force Staff College, and the National War College.

BG Cardon’s previous assignments include platoon leader and battalion maintenance officer with the 17th Engineer Battalion (Combat), 2nd Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas; training officer with the 130th Engineer Brigade, V Corps; brigade engineer for 3rd Brigade, 3rd Armored Division; company commander C Company, 23rd Engineer Battalion, 3rd Armored Division; staff officer and the engineer company trainer for the Live Fire Team, Operations Group, National Training Center; writer and instructor, United States Army Engineer School; assistant division engineer, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized); executive officer, 82nd Engineer Battalion, 1st Infantry Division (Mechanized); staff geographic officer for Land Forces Central Europe, NATO; chief Geographic Officer, IFOR/SFOR Bosnia-Herzegovina; Chief of the Initiatives Group for the Commander, Stabilization Force (SFOR); battalion commander, 588th Engineer Battalion, 4th Infantry Division; Special Assistant (Strategy) for the Army Chief of Staff, Pentagon; commander, 3rd Infantry Division Engineer Brigade; commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.

BG Cardon has been married for 24 years to the former Linda Larmie. Their three children are Susan, 22, Katherine, 20 and Christopher, 17.

Military Alumni

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