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George Alan Higgins


George Higgins graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1q972. He retired as a U.S. Army Major General.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Defense Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

The Secretary of Defense of the United States of America has presented the Defense Distinguished Service Medal to Major General George Alan Higgins, United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Executive Officer to Supreme Allied Command, Europe/Commander in Chief Europe Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers, Europe, from 1997 to 1999.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1997 - 1999

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General George Alan Higgins, United States Army, was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Commanding General, 2d Infantry Division, in 2004.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2004

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General George Alan Higgins, United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States, culminating as Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3 (Operations and Training) Headquarters, Department of the Army, in 2008.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2008

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Defense Superior Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

Under the provisions of Department of Defense 1348.33-M, the Secretary of Defense has awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal to Major General George Alan Higgins, United States Army, for exceptionally superior service to the Department of Defense as Executive Officer to the Commander in Chief, U.S. Southern Command, Panama, from 1996 to 1997.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1996 - 1997

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Defense Superior Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

Under the provisions of Department of Defense 1348.33-M, the Secretary of Defense has awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Defense Superior Service Medal to Major General George Alan Higgins, United States Army, for exceptionally superior service to the Department of Defense as J3, U.S. Forces Korea, from 2002 to 2004.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2002 - 2004

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General George Alan Higgins, United States Army, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as G-3 (Operations and Training), 2d Infantry Division, from 1992 to 1993.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1992 - 1993

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General George Alan Higgins, United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Commander, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, from 1994 to 1995.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1994 - 1995

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General George Alan Higgins, United States Army, was awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Deputy Commanding General, III Corps and Fort Hood, in 2000.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2000

Service: Army

Rank: Major General