William H. McRaven

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William McRaven
Birth nameWilliam Harry McRaven
Born (1955-11-06) November 6, 1955 (age 64)
Pinehurst, North Carolina, U.S.
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service1977–2014
RankUS Navy O10 infobox.svg Admiral
Commands heldU.S. Special Operations Command
Joint Special Operations Command
Special Operations Command Europe
Naval Special Warfare Group 1
SEAL Team 3
SEAL Team 6[source?]
Battles/warsPersian Gulf War
 • Operation Desert Shield
 • Operation Desert Storm
Operation Enduring Freedom
 • War in Afghanistan
Iraq War
Operation Neptune Spear
AwardsDefense Distinguished Service Medal ribbon.svg Defense Distinguished Service Medal (3)
Defense Superior Service Medal ribbon.svg Defense Superior Service Medal (2)
Legion of Merit ribbon.svg Legion of Merit (2)
Bronze Star Medal ribbon.svg Bronze Star Medal (2)

William Harry McRaven was born on November 6, 1955. he is a former United States Navy officer. He was the ninth commander of the United States Special Operations Command from August 8, 2011, to August 28, 2014. From 2015 to 2018, he was the chancellor of The University of Texas System.[1]

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  1. Lloyd, Jennifer R. (August 2, 2014). "Adm. McRaven will bring fearlessness, humble nature to UT System". San Antonio Express-News. Retrieved June 19, 2015.

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