Joseph J. Went

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Joseph J. Went
General Joseph J. Went
Born (1930-09-16) September 16, 1930 (age 91)
New Milford, Connecticut
AllegianceUnited States United States of America
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1952-1990
RankUS-O10 insignia.svg General
Commands heldH&MS-12
VMA-214
Marine Aircraft Group 24
3rd FSSG
1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps
Battles/warsVietnam War
AwardsLegion of Merit

Joseph J. Went (born September 16, 1930) is a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general. His final job was as Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps and Chief of Staff. He retired in 1990 after 38 years of service.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "National Board of Directors, Armed Services YMCA". Archived from the original on 2006-11-04. Retrieved 2006-11-05.