DEANE, JOHN R., JR.

 

DEANE, JOHN R., JR.
(Second Award)
Brigadier General, U.S. Army
Headquarters, 173rd Airborne Brigade,
Date of Action: January 9, 1967
 

Synopsis:
 

The Distinguished Service Cross (First Oak Leaf Cluster) is presented to John R. Deane, Jr., Brigadier General, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile force in the Republic of Vietnam, while serving with Headquarters, 173d Airborne Brigade. Brigadier General Deane distinguished himself by exceptionally valorous actions on 9 January 1967. His extraordinary heroism and devotion to duty were in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.
 

HQ US Army, Vietnam, General Orders No. 1853 (1967)

Other Award: Distinguished Service Cross (Vietnam)

 

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