| Carl Edward Vuono|
| October 18, 1934 (age 81)
Monongahela, Pennsylvania (1934-10-18) |
United States of America
Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Army Distinguished Service Medal (with two oak leaf clusters
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star with "V" Device (5)
United States Military Academy
United States Army Training and Doctrine Command
Chief Executive, Military Professional Resources Inc.
United States Army
Carl E. Vuono Wikipedia
Carl Edward Vuono (born October 18, 1934) is a retired United States Army General who served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1987 to 1991.
He was born on 18 October 1934 in Monongahela, Pennsylvania. He is of Italian ancestry. He began his career as a field artillery officer after graduating from the United States Military Academy, in West Point, New York. After graduating with the class of 1957, he served three tours in Vietnam as an artillery battalion executive officer with the 1st Infantry Division in 1966-67; executive officer of Division Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) in 1970; and as commander, 1st Battalion, 77th Artillery in 1970-1971. Vuono rose through the ranks quickly, serving several times in the Army's Training and Doctrine Command, in which he eventually became its commander in 1986.
After his retirement from the Army, Vuono joined Military Professional Resources Inc. (MPRI), a private military company, in 1993. . Since 1999 he has served as the CEO of MPRI. L-3 Communications acquired MPRI in June 2000 at which point Vuono was offered a senior management position at L-3 Communications. 
In 2003, he was awarded the Distinguished Graduate Award by the West Point Association of Graduates.
He holds an Honorary Doctorate in Public Administration from Shippensburg University.