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Donald Wilson McGowan

Donald McGowan was a non-graduating member of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1922. He retired as a U.S. Army Major General.


Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Cold War

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Major General Donald Wilson McGowan (ASN: 0-179512), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States, during the period November 1955 to August 1963.

General Orders: Department of the Army, General Orders No. 43 (September 27, 1963)

Action Date: November 1955 - August 1963

Service: Army

Rank: Major General