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Birth name  Carl Edward Vuono
Name  Carl Vuono
Years of service  1957-1991
Battles and wars  Vietnam War
Rank  General
Battles/wars  Vietnam War

Carl E. Vuono
Born  October 18, 1934 (age 81) Monongahela, Pennsylvania (1934-10-18)
Allegiance  United States of America
Awards  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)
Education  United States Military Academy
Commands held  United States Army Training and Doctrine Command
Other work  Chief Executive, Military Professional Resources Inc.

Service/branch  United States Army

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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.


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Early life and career

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.

Post retirement

After his retirement from the Army, Vuono joined Military Professional Resources Inc. (MPRI), a private military company, in 1993. [1]. 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. [2]

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.


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