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William Gilbert Townsend Tuttle , Jr.

Date of birth: November 26, 1935
Place of Birth: Virginia, Portsmouth

William Tuttle graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1958. 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 William Gilbert Townsend Tuttle, Jr., United States Army, for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to national security and the defense of the United States as Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command, from 1989 to 1992.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1989 - 1992

Service: Army

Rank: General

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General William Gilbert Townsend Tuttle, Jr., 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 as Commanding General, Operational Test and Evaluation Agency, from 1984 to 1986.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1984 - 1986

Service: Army

Rank: General

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General William Gilbert Townsend Tuttle, Jr., 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 Deputy Commanding General, Training and Doctrine Command, from 1986 to 1989.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1986 - 1989

Service: Army

Rank: General

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General William Gilbert Townsend Tuttle, Jr., United States Army, was awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third 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 Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command, from 1989 to 1992.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1989 - 1992

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 William Gilbert Townsend Tuttle, Jr., 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 Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command, from 1989 to 1992.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1989 - 1992

Service: Army

Rank: General

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General William Gilbert Townsend Tuttle, Jr., 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 Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command, from 1989 to 1992.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1989 - 1992

Service: Army

Rank: General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General William Gilbert Townsend Tuttle, Jr., 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 Assistant Vice Chief of Staff of the Army from 1971 to 1972.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1971 - 1972

Service: Army

Rank: General