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George Hamden Olmstead

Date of birth: March 18, 1901
Date of death: October 8, 1998

George Olmstead graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1922. He retired as a U.S. Army Major General.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

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 Brigadier General George Hamden Olmstead (ASN: 0-199581), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility as Assistant Chief of Staff (G-5), China Theater. from January 1945 to November 1945. The distinctive accomplishments of General Olmstead reflect the highest credit upon himself and the United States Army.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 16 (February 8, 1946)

Action Date: January 1945 - November 1945

Service: Army

Rank: Brigadier General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Brigadier General George Hamden Olmstead (ASN: 0-199581), 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 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-5), China Theater, in 1945.

Action Date: 1945

Service: Army

Rank: Brigadier General