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H. Norman Schwarzkopf

Date of birth: August 22, 1934
Place of Birth: New Jersey, Tenton
Home of record: Lawrenceville New Jersey

H. Norman Schwarzkopf graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1956. He retired as a U.S. Army General.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Defense Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Gulf War

The Secretary of Defense of the United States of America has presented the Defense Distinguished Service Medal to General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Commanding General, Coalition Forces, in the Persian Gulf in 1990 and 1991.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1990 - 1991

Service: Army

Rank: General

Air Force Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, United States Army, was awarded the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Commander-in-Chief, United States Central Command, from 1988 to 1991.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1988 - 1991

Service: Army

Rank: General

Company: Commander-in-Chief

Division: United States Central Command

Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, United States Army, was awarded the Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Commander-in-Chief, United States Central Command, from 1988 to 1991. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of General Schwarzkopf culminate a long and distinguished career in the service of his country and his dedicated contributions reflect the highest credit upon himself and the United States Army.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1988 - 1991

Service: Army

Rank: General

Company: Commander-in-Chief

Division: United States Central Command

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, United States Army, was awarded the Navy Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Commander-in-Chief, United States Central Command, from 1988 to 1991.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1988 - 1991

Service: Army

Rank: General

Company: Commander-in-Chief

Division: United States Central Command

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major (Infantry) H. Norman Schwarzkopf, United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving as an Advisor with Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, in the republic of Vietnam from 1965 to 1966.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1965-1966

Service: Army

Rank: Major

Company: Advisor

Division: Military Assistance Command, Vietnam

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Colonel (Infantry) H. Norman Schwarzkopf, United States Army, was awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third Award of the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving as Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, Americal Division, in the Republic of Vietnam, in 1970.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1970

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Company: Commanding Officer

Battalion: 1st Battalion

Regiment: 6th Infantry Regiment

Division: Americal Division