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Wallace Hall Nutting

Date of birth: June 3, 1928
Place of Birth: Massachusetts, Newton
Home of record: York County Maine

Wallace Nutting graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1950. He retired as a U.S. Army 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 General Wallace Hall Nutting (ASN: 0-62468), United States Army, for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to national security and the defense of the United States as Commander in Chief, Southern Command, from 1979 to 1983.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1979 - 1983

Service: Army

Rank: General

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 a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Defense Distinguished Service Medal to General Wallace Hall Nutting (ASN: 0-62468), United States Army, for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to national security and the defense of the United States as Commander in Chief, Readiness Command, from 1983 to 1985.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1983 - 1985

Service: Army

Rank: General

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the Korean War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: First Lieutenant (Armor) Wallace Hall Nutting (ASN: 0-62468), United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action as a member of Company C, 72d Tank Battalion, 2d Infantry Division, in action against the enemy on 18 May 1951.

General Orders: Headquarters, 2d Infantry Division, General Orders No. 172 (1951)

Action Date: May 18, 1951

Service: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Company: Company C

Battalion: 72d Tank Battalion

Division: 2d Infantry Division

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General Wallace Hall Nutting (ASN: 0-62468), 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 a Squadron Commander, 10th Cavalry, 4th Infantry Division, and with Headquarters, I Field Force, Vietnam, from 1966 to 1967.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1966 - 1967

Service: Army

Rank: General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General Wallace Hall Nutting (ASN: 0-62468), 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 in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff Operations, Department of the Army, from 1968 to 1970.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1968 - 1970

Service: Army

Rank: General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General Wallace Hall Nutting (ASN: 0-62468), 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 in the Office of the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, from 1971 to 1973.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1971 - 1973

Service: Army

Rank: General

Soldier's Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Korean War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: First Lieutenant (Armor) Wallace Hall Nutting (ASN: 0-62468), United States Army, was awarded the Soldier's Medal for heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy of the United States while serving as a member of Company C, 72d Tank Battalion, 2d Infantry Division, in action against the enemy on 18 May 1951.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: Korean War

Service: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Company: Company C

Battalion: 72d Tank Battalion