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David Howell Petraeus

Date of birth: November 7, 1952
Place of Birth: New York, Cornwall-On-Hudson
Home of record: Cornwall-On-Hudson New York

David Petraeus graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1974. He retired as a U.S. Army General.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Defense Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

The Secretary of Defense of the United States of America has presented the Defense Distinguished Service Medal to General David Howell Petraeus, United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Assistant Chief of Staff, Operations, Stabilization Force Bosnia, from 2001 to 2002

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2001 - 2002

Service: Army

Rank: General

Defense Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

The Secretary of Defense of the United States of America has presented a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Defense Distinguished Service Medal to General David Howell Petraeus, United States Army, for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to national security and the defense of the United States.

Service: Army

Rank: General

Defense Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General David Howell Petraeus, United States Army, was awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third Award of the Defense Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to national security and the defense of the United States.

Service: Army

Rank: General

Defense Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General David Howell Petraeus, United States Army, was awarded a Third Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Fourth Award of the Defense Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to national security and the defense of the United States.

Service: Army

Rank: General

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General David Howell Petraeus, 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, 101st Airborne Division, and Commander, 101st Airborne Division/Coalition Forces of NW Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, from 2002 to 2004.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2002 - 2004

Service: Army

Rank: General

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General David Howell Petraeus, 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 as Commanding General, Combined Arms Command, Fort Leavenworth, from 2005 to 2007.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2005 - 2007

Service: Army

Rank: General

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General David Howell Petraeus, United States Army, was awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third 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 as Commanding General, Combined Arms Command, Fort Leavenworth, from 2005 to 2007.

Service: Army

Rank: 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 General David Howell Petraeus, United States Army, for exceptionally superior service to the Department of Defense as Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1997 to 1999.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1997 - 1999

Service: Army

Rank: 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 General David Howell Petraeus, United States Army, for exceptionally superior service to the Department of Defense as Assistant Chief of Staff Operations, Stabilization Force Bosnia, from 2001 to 2002.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2001 - 2002

Service: Army

Rank: General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General David Howell Petraeus, 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 Aide de Camp to the Chief of Staff of the Army from 1989 to 199.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1989 - 1991

Service: Army

Rank: General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General David Howell Petraeus, 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 Commanding Officer, 1st Brigade, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division, from 1995 to 1997.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1995 - 1997

Service: Army

Rank: General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General David Howell Petraeus, 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 Chief of Staff, XVIII Airborne Corps, from 2000 to 2001.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2000 - 2001

Service: Army

Rank: General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General David Howell Petraeus, United States Army, was awarded a Third Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Fourth Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Commanding General, 101st Airborne Division, and Commander, 101st Airborne Division/Coalition Forces of NW Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, from 2002 to 2004.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2003 - 2004

Service: Army

Rank: General