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Edward Gustav Anderson , III


Edward Anderson graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1966. He retired as a U.S. Army Lieutenant 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 Lieutenant General Edward Gustav Anderson, III, United States Army, for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to national security and the defense of the United States as J-5, Plans and Policy Directorate, Joint Chiefs of Staff, from 1998 to 2000.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1998 - 2000

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant 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 Lieutenant General Edward Gustav Anderson, III, United States Army, for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to national security and the defense of the United States as Deputy Commander, U.S. Northern Command, from 2002 to 2004.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2002 - 2004

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant General

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant General Edward Gustav Anderson, III, 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 at Headquarters, Department of the Army, from 1994 to 1997.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1994 - 1997

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant General

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant General Edward Gustav Anderson, III, 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 Commander, Space and Missile Defense Command, in 1996.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1996

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant General Edward Gustav Anderson, III, 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 in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff (RDA), from 1978 to 1982.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1978 - 1982

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant General Edward Gustav Anderson, III, 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 1989.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1989

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant General Edward Gustav Anderson, III, 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 with the U.S. Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth from 1992 to 1994.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1992 - 1994

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant General