John A. Wickham Jr.

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John A. Wickham
Wickham in August 1988
Born (1928-06-25) June 25, 1928 (age 94)
Dobbs Ferry, New York
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1950–1987
Commands heldChief of Staff of the United States Army
Eighth Army
United States Forces Korea
United Nations Command
101st Airborne Division
1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division
5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment
Battles/warsVietnam War
AwardsDefense Distinguished Service Medal (4)
Army Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star (2)
Legion of Merit (4)
Bronze Star Medal

John Adams Wickham Jr. (born June 25, 1928) is a retired United States Army general who served as the United States Army Chief of Staff from 1983 to 1987.

Wickham was born on June 25, 1928, in Dobbs Ferry, New York. He worked at the United States Military Academy as a social sciences instructor, from 1956 to 1960.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "General John Adams Wickham, Jr". The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army. 2015-01-21. Retrieved 2019-03-13.