Edward C. Meyer

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Edward Charles Meyer
General Edward C. Meyer in 1983
NicknameShy
Born(1928-12-11)December 11, 1928
St. Marys, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedOctober 13, 2020(2020-10-13) (aged 91)
Arlington, Virginia, U.S.
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1951–1983
RankGeneral
Commands heldChief of Staff of the United States Army
3rd Infantry Division
2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division
2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment
Battles/warsKorean War
Vietnam War
AwardsDefense Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star (2)
Legion of Merit (3)
Distinguished Flying Cross
Bronze Star Medal (3)

Edward Charles "Shy" Meyer (December 11, 1928 – October 13, 2020) was a United States Army general. He was the 29th Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1979 to 1983.[1]

Meyer was born in St. Marys, Pennsylvania. He died of pneumonia on October 13, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia at the age of 91.[2]

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