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Jim Webb, U.S. Senator MP

James Henry "Jim" Webb, Jr. (born February 9, 1946) is a former United States Senator from Virginia. He is also an author and a former Secretary of the Navy. He is a member of the Democratic Party. ...

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Chuck Hagel, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of Defense MP

Charles Timothy "Chuck" Hagel (/ˈtʃʌk ˈheɪɡəl/ chuk hay-gəl; born October 4, 1946) is an American politician who is the 24th and current United...

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Ist Lt. Frank S. Reasoner (1937 - 1965)

Frank Stanley Reasoner (16 September 1937 – 12 July 1965) was an officer of the United States Marine Corps who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Vietnam War. ...

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Lt. Colonel Andre C. Lucas (1930 - 1970)

Lieutenant Colonel Andre Cavaro Lucas (October 2, 1930 – July 23, 1970) was killed in action while serving as the commanding officer, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, ...

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Colonel William A. Jones, III (1922 - 1969)

William Atkinson Jones, III (May 31, 1922 – November 15, 1969) was a United States Air Force officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Hono...

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Col. John Cornyn (1922 - 1989)

notes From Fun Facts about John Cornyn Excerpted and Adapted from The Dallas Morning News, October 20, 2002. "My father was a B–17 pilot who was shot down on his 26th mission. He spent fou...

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Harold Robert Parfitt (1921 - 2006)

) Major General Harold Robert Parfitt (U.S. Army (Ret.)) (August 6, 1921—May 21, 2006), was Governor of the Panama Canal Zone from 1975 to 1979. MG Parfitt was born in Coaldale, Pennsylvan...

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David Stuart Parker (1919 - 1990)

David Stuart Parker (March 22, 1919 - May 9, 1990) served as the Governor of the Panama Canal Zone from 1971 to 1975. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1940, a...

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Major General Roderick Wetherill (1918 - 1978)

Roderick "Rod" Wetherill, Sr. (January 19, 1918 – June 26, 1978) was a notable officer of the United States Army from World War II through the Vietnam War. The official Army history of the War...

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Lt. Colonel Robert Wetherill, Jr. (1942 - 1996)

. Roderick "Rick" Wetherill, Jr. (b. January 20, 1942 Highland Falls, New York, d. September 9, 1996 Fairfax, Virginia) was an officer of the United States Army from the Vietnam War through the Rea...

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Captain Allen Ross Culpepper (1944 - 1969)

Allen Ross Culpepper (July 21, 1944–May 18, 1969), was a United States Army captain in the Vietnam War. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1966, and was posthu...

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Frank Kremm (1925 - 1977)

Frank Kremm was born October 26, 1925, in Batavia, Clermont County, Ohio. He was one of three sons of Anton "Tony" Kremm and Maria "Mary" Katherine Hah. Anton and Maria were immigrants from the old Aus...

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General Wayne A. Downing (1940 - 2007)

Wayne Allan Downing (May 10, 1940 – July 18, 2007) was a retired four-star United States Army general born in Peoria, Illinois. He graduated from the United States Military Academy with a Bach...

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Lt. General William B. Caldwell, III (1925 - 2013)

William B. Caldwell, III (July 20, 1925 – March 17, 2013) was a United States Army general who served 32 years in the U.S. Army and retired as the Fifth U.S. Army commanding general at Fort Sa...

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General John Shalikashvili (1936 - 2011)

John Malchase David Shalikashvili (Georgian: ჯონ მალხაზ დავით შალიკ&...

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General George Brown (USAF) (1918 - c.1980)

Courtesy of the United States Air Force: GENERAL GEORGE SCRATCHLEY BROWN Retired June 21, 1978. Died December 5, 1978 General George Scratchley Brown was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ...

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Bernard William Rogers (1921 - 2008)

Rhodes scholar and General who served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army, and later as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe and Commander in Chief, United States European Command. Gener...

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General Bruce Palmer, Jr. (1913 - 2000)

. Bruce Palmer, Jr., (April 13, 1913 – October 10, 2000) was a noted United States Army General and acting Chief of Staff of the United States Army from July to October 1972. Career Summary ...

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General Earle Wheeler (1908 - 1975)

Earle Gilmore "Bus" Wheeler (January 13, 1908 – December 18, 1975), was a United States Army general who served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1962 to 1964 and then as Chairm...

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General Charles A. Gabriel (1928 - 2003)

Charles Alvin Gabriel (January 21, 1928 - September 4, 2003) was the 11th Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force. As chief of staff of the U. S. Air Force, General Gabriel served in a dual cap...

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General Norman Schwarzkopf (1934 - 2012)

. H. Norman Schwarzkopf KCB (/ˈʃwɔrtskɒf/; 22 August 1934 – 27 December 2012), also known as Norman Schwarzkopf, was a United States Army general. While serving as ...

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Alexander Haig, U.S. Secretary of State (1924 - 2010)

Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr. (December 2, 1924 – February 20, 2010) was a United States Army general who served as the United States Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan and White Hou...

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John Joseph Beck (1950 - 1979)

Vietnam Veteran: U.S. Navy Corpsman 2nd Class Petty officer Clinical Research Laboratory Technician (1970-1976)

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Cassius Clark Zedaker (1915 - 2009)

ZEDAKER, Cassius Clark 93, of New Carlisle, Ohio passed away Tuesday May 12, 2009 at WPAFB Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born December 12, 1915 in Youngstown, Ohio the eldest son of the ...

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Col. Gordon Lee Page (1932 - 1966)

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Vernon Marshal Mathews (1941 - 2013)

Revised 8/4/2014 Vernon M. Mathews is third of seven children. Graduated from Winter Haven High School in 1960. Joined the U.S.Navy and trained as a Medic. The following is a sample of his career of ...

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Jeremiah Denton, U.S. Senator (1924 - 2014)

Jeremiah Andrew Denton, Jr. (July 15, 1924 – March 28, 2014) was a Rear Admiral and Naval Aviator in the United States Navy and, following his retirement from naval service, was a United State...

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Roger Hilsman, Jr. (1919 - 2014)

Roger Hilsman, Jr. (November 23, 1919 – February 23, 2014) was an American soldier, government official, political scientist, and author. He served in Merrill's Marauders, and then with the Of...

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Lt. General Richard R. Taylor, 33rd Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1922 - 1978)

Dr. Richard Ray Taylor (November 21, 1922 – November 8, 1978) was a Lieutenant General in the United States military and served as the 33rd Surgeon General of the United States Army. Early...

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Lt. General Hal B. Jennings, Jr., 32nd Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1915 - 2008)

Hal Bruce Jennings, Jr. (August 26, 1915 – February 12, 2008) was an American plastic surgeon who served as Surgeon General of the United States Army from October 10, 1969, to September 30, ...

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Col. Lawrence E. Roberts (1922 - 2004)

Lawrence Edward Roberts, Sr. (December 9, 1922 – October 12, 2004) was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen and a colonel in the United States Air Force, with 32 years of total military service. T...

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Lt. Colonel Terry de la Mesa Allen, Jr. (1929 - 1967)

At center in profile photo . Terry de la Mesa Allen, Jr. (1929–1967), son of Terry de la Mesa Allen, Sr., was a fourth generation soldier. He achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He serv...

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Major Stephen W. Pless (USMC) (1939 - 1969)

Stephen Wesley Pless (September 6, 1939–July 20, 1969) was a major in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He earned the Medal of Honor as a UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" helicopter p...

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John T. Walton (1946 - 2005)

John Thomas Walton (October 8, 1946 – June 27, 2005) was a United States war veteran and a son of Walmart founder Sam Walton. He was also the chairman of True North Partners, a venture capital...

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Lt. General Howard D. Graves (1939 - 2003)

Howard Dwayne Graves (August 15, 1939 – September 13, 2003) was a former United States Army Lieutenant General, Superintendent of the United States Military Academy (1991–1996), and Cha...

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Lt. General Julian Ewell (1915 - 2009)

Julian Ewell (November 5, 1915—July 27, 2009) was a career United States Army officer who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He commanded the 9th Infantry Division a...

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Brig. General William R. Bond (1918 - 1970)

Brig. Gen. William R. Bond was killed by a sniper's bullet about 70 miles northeast of Saigon. He was the first U.S. general killed in ground fighting in the Vietnam War. Brig. Gen. William R. Bond...

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Major General Charles W. Ryder, Jr. (1920 - 2010)

. Major General Charles Wolcott Ryder, Jr. (November 20, 1920 – March 28, 2010) was a career United States Army officer who served from 1942 through to 1977. General Ryder graduated from the...

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Brig. General Joseph Stilwell, Jr (1912 - 1966)

. Brigadier General Joseph Warren Stilwell, Jr (March 6, 1912 – July 25, 1966) was a United States Army General best known for his service in United States Army Special Forces and the US Army ...

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Colonel William Ochs, Jr. (1924 - 2011)

William Ochs was an Army colonel who served in two wars and as a young soldier played a key role during a tense moment in the occupation of Trieste after World War II. The son of an Army officer, t...

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Rear Admiral Wilson Flagg (1938 - 2001)

Wilson Falor "Bud" Flagg (October 26, 1938 - September 11, 2001) served in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Rear Admiral. On October 15, 1993, he was censured for failing to prevent the ...

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Captain George C. Watkins (USN) (1921 - 2005)

Capt. George C. Watkins had a singular career as a record-setting Navy test pilot in the 1950s. Over a 30-year military career, he set records for speed, altitude and number of landings on an aircraf...

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Admiral James D. Watkins, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Secretary of Energy (1927 - 2012)

James David Watkins (March 7, 1927 – July 26, 2012) was a United States Navy admiral and former Chief of Naval Operations who served as the U.S. Secretary of Energy during the George H. W. Bus...

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Elmo R. Zumwalt III (1946 - 1988)

Elmo Russell Zumwalt III served under his father as a swift-boat commander during the Vietnam War. Swift boats patrolled the coasts, harbors, and rivers of Vietnam. Elmo Zumwalt III died of cancer in...

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Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, Chief of Naval Operations (1920 - 2000)

Click here to view the page devoted to Admiral Zumwalt at findagrave.com. Click here to view the page devoted to Admiral Zumwalt at Wikipedia. Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr. (November 29, 1920 &#x...

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Admiral David L. McDonald, Chief of Naval Operations (1906 - 1997)

David Lamar McDonald (September 12, 1906 – December 16, 1997) was an Admiral of the United States Navy, who served as the 17th Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), 1 August 1963 – 1 August ...

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David B. Tucker (1939 - 1967)

David B. Tucker was killed in Vietnam War. He was the son of Major General Reuben Henry Tucker III.

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Michael Andrew Rosentreter (1972 - 2009)

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Paul Emile Hogue (1921 - 1980)

Paul E. Hogue, 59, of 2 Maple Drive, Blackstone, MA died after being stricken at home. He was the husband of Violet (Plasse) Hogue. Born July 26, 1921, in Woonsocket, a son of the late Albert and Juv...

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Admiral Thomas H. Moorer (1912 - 2004)

Thomas Hinman Moorer (February 9, 1912 – February 5, 2004) was an admiral and naval aviator in the United States Navy who served as Chief of Naval Operations from 1967 to 1970, and as the Ch...

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Charles Rankin Bond, Jr. (1915 - 2009)

) Charles Rankin Bond, Jr. (April 22, 1915 – August 18, 2009) was an American pilot and United States Air Force officer. He served with the Flying Tigers in Burma and China during World War II...

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Vermont Garrison (1915 - 1994)

Vermont Garrison (October 29, 1915 — February 14, 1994) was a career officer in the United States Air Force, and an ace with 17.33 credited victories in aerial combat. He was one of only seven...

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Lt. General Phillip B. Davidson, Jr. (1915 - 1996)

. Phillip Buford Davidson, Jr. (November 26, 1915 – February 7, 1996) was an American Lieutenant general, who served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Davidson was born o...

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John Murtha (1932 - 2010)

John Patrick "Jack" Murtha, Jr. (/ˈmɜrθə/; June 17, 1932 – February 8, 2010) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Murtha, a Democrat, rep...

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Colonel John Ripley (USMC) (1939 - 2008)

) John Walter Ripley (June 29, 1939 – October 28, 2008) was a United States Marine Corps officer who received the Navy Cross for his actions in combat during the Vietnam War. On Easter morning...

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Major General Marion E. Carl (USMC) (1915 - 1998)

Major General Marion Eugene Carl, USMC, (November 1, 1915 – June 28, 1998) was a World War II fighter ace, record-setting test pilot, and naval aviator. During World War II, he became the firs...

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Colonel William E. Barber (USMC) (1919 - 2002)

William Earl Barber (November 30, 1919 – April 19, 2002) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps awarded with the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir duri...

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General Lew Walt (USMC) (1913 - 1989)

Lewis William Walt (February 16, 1913 – March 26, 1989), also known as Lew Walt, was a United States Marine Corps officer who served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. His d...

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Lt. General William K. Jones (USMC) (1916 - 1998)

William Kenefick Jones (October 23, 1916 – April 15, 1998) was a United States Marine Corps lieutenant general and a highly decorated veteran of three wars, receiving the Navy Cross, the Silve...

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Lt. General Victor H. Krulak (USMC) (1913 - 2008)

Victor H. Krulak (January 7, 1913 – December 29, 2008) was a decorated United States Marine Corps officer who saw action in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Krulak, considered a visionary by f...

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General Louis H. Wilson, Jr. (USMC) (1920 - 2005)

. General Louis Hugh Wilson, Jr. (February 11, 1920 – June 21, 2005) was a World War II recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Guam, and 26th Commandant of the Ma...

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General Robert E. Cushman, Jr. (USMC) (1914 - 1985)

. General Robert Everton Cushman, Jr. (December 24, 1914 – January 2, 1985) served as the 25th Commandant of the Marine Corps from January 1, 1972 to June 30, 1975. He was honored for heroism ...

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Lloyd "Scooter" Leslie Burke (1924 - 1999)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to BURKE, LLOYD L. Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Company G...

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Cpl. Robert Brown Roshon, U.S. Army (1949 - 1970)

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Herman Vassas (1928 - 1992)

MSGT US AIR FORCE WORLD WAR II KOREA VIETNAM

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Colonel William H. Dabney (USMC) (1934 - 2012)

William Howard Dabney, (September 28, 1934 – February 15, 2012), was a Colonel in the United States Marine Corps and was awarded a number of medals for actions in the Vietnam War. He also serv...

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Lt. Lewis B. Puller, Jr. (USMC) (1945 - 1994)

. Lewis Burwell Puller, Jr. (August 18, 1945 – May 11, 1994) was an attorney, Pulitzer prize winning author and officer in the United States Marine Corps. He was severely wounded in the Vietna...

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T. C. Cannon (1946 - 1978)

Profile photo: Self Portrait in the Studio, a 1975 painting by T.C. Cannon. Tommy Wayne Cannon (September 27, 1946 in Lawton, Oklahoma – May 8, 1978) was an important Native American artist ...

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Paul Kenneth Stegg (1937 - 2013)

Paul Kenneth Stegg was a man for whom actions would speak louder than words. His life motto might well have been “if it isn’t logical, it’s not important.” The qualities of ...

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Robert Michael Holzer (1937 - 1997)

Bob spent 23 years in the US Army His first three years were in the 82nd Abn Division, The next 20 years he was in the ASA SOD, Attached to Special Forces. He was in the 7th SF Group in Panama, The 5th...

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General William Westmoreland (1914 - 2005)

William Childs Westmoreland (March 26, 1914 – July 18, 2005) was a United States Army General, who commanded US military operations in the Vietnam War at its peak (1964–68), during the ...

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Franklin James Tossas, TSGT Sr. (1934 - 2008)

U.S. Distinguished International Shooters Badge, 1970 Phoenix Frank Tossas SSgt, USAF World Championships, Mens Team.This event was held in 1970 Bronze Metal Frank Tossas participated in th...

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Colonel Lewis L. Millett (1920 - 2009)

Lewis Lee Millett, Sr. (December 15, 1920 – November 14, 2009) was a United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for leading the last major American ba...

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General John W. Vogt, Jr. (1920 - 2010)

General John William Vogt, Jr. (March 18, 1920 – April 16, 2010) was commander, Allied Air Forces Central Europe, and commander in chief, U.S. Air Forces in Europe at Ramstein Air Base, German...

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Laverne Jay Lanier (1947 - 1981)

Vietnam Vet, wounded. Killed by drunk driver.

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Major General Spurgeon Neel, MD (1919 - 2003)

Major General Spurgeon Neel, MD, (September 24, 1919 - June 6, 2003) was a United States Army physician who pioneered the development of aeromedical evacuation of battlefield casualties. Early li...

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General Creighton W. Abrams (1914 - 1974)

Creighton Williams Abrams Jr. (September 15, 1914 – September 4, 1974) was a general in the United States Army who commanded military operations in the Vietnam War from 1968–72 which sa...

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Vice Admiral James Stockdale (1923 - 2005)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Rear Admiral James Bond Stockdale (NSN: 0-485624), United States Navy, for con...

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Colonel Derosey C. "Bud" Cabell, III (1919 - 1998)

Colonel, Air Defense Artillery, US Army. Aviator. Nickname was "Bud". The son of a West Point officer whose mother was the daughter of a West Point officer, it was only natural that he would go to ...

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General Robert H. Barrow (USMC), Commandant of the Marine Corps (1922 - 2008)

Robert Hilliard Barrow (February 5, 1922 – October 30, 2008) was an American general, who was the 27th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) from 1979 to 1983. Barrow served for ...

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