Carl E. Vuono

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Carl E. Vuono
Born (1934-10-18) October 18, 1934 (age 85)
Monongahela, Pennsylvania
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1957–1991
RankGeneral
Commands heldChief of Staff of the United States Army
United States Army Training and Doctrine Command
United States Army Command and General Staff College
1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment
Battles/warsVietnam War
AwardsDefense Distinguished Service Medal
Army Distinguished Service Medal (3)
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device (5)
Other workCEO, Military Professional Resources Inc.

Carl Edward Vuono (born October 18, 1934) is a retired United States Army general. He was the Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1987 to 1991.

Awards and decorations[change | change source]

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Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Army Distinguished Service Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit
V
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device and four oak leaf clusters
Meritorious Service Medal
Award numeral 1.pngAward numeral 2.png Air Medal (12 awards)
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Army Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Bronze star
Width=44 scarlet ribbon with a central width-4 golden yellow stripe, flanked by pairs of width-1 scarlet, white, Old Glory blue, and white stripes
National Defense Service Medal with one service star
Bronze star
Bronze star
Bronze star
Bronze star
Vietnam Service Medal with four Service stars
Army Service Ribbon
Award numeral 2.png Army Overseas Service Ribbon with bronze award numeral 2
Order of Military Merit (Grand Cross) (Brazil)
Gugseon Security Medal Ribbon.png Order of National Security Merit (Korea) Gugseon Medal
National Order of Merit (France) (Commander)
Silver star
Gallantry Cross (Vietnam) with Silver Star
Vietnam Armed Forces Honor Medal 1st class
Gallantry Cross Unit Citation.png Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Civil Action Unit Citation.png Civil Actions Medal Unit Citation (Vietnam)
Vietnam Campaign Medal

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