John K. Davis

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John K. Davis
Davis as Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps (1983)
Born (1927-03-14) March 14, 1927 (age 93)
Hagon, New Mexico
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchMarine Corps
Years of service1945-1986
RankUS-O10 insignia.svg General
Commands heldVMFA(AW)-224
Marine Aircraft Group 46
3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps
Battles/warsVietnam War
AwardsDistinguished Service Medal
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Distinguished Flying Cross

John Kerry Davis (born March 14, 1927) is a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general. Davis, a Vietnam War veteran, was the Commanding General of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (1977–1978) and the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing (1978-1978).

His final job was as the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps from July 1, 1983 to June 1, 1986.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official Biography: General John K. Davis". United States Marine Corps. Retrieved 2007-02-09.[permanent dead link]