Deane, John Russell, Jr., GEN

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1975-1977, US Army Materiel Development and Readiness Command (DARCOM)
Service Years
1942 - 1977



Seven Overseas Service Bars

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Deane, John Russell, Jr., GEN USA(Ret).
Contact Info
Home Town
San Francisco
Last Address
Bangor, ME

Date of Passing
Jul 18, 2013
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Office of Secretary of Defense Joint Chiefs of Staff 104th Training Division 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team

1st Infantry Division 82nd Airbone Division US Army Retired Infantry Shoulder Cord

US Army Retired (Pre-2007) French Fourragere

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
West Point Association of Graduates
  1977, West Point Association of Graduates

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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.
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Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Aviator Badge (Basic)
Master Parachutist
Vietnam - Jump Wings

 Unit Assignments
1st Division (Big Red One)104th Infantry Division (Timber Wolves)US Army Europe (USAREUR)82nd Airborne Division
1st Infantry Division173rd Airborne BrigadeDefense Intelligence Agency (DIA)US Army Materiel Development and Readiness Command (DARCOM)
  1937-1938, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Brigade
  1942-1945, 104th Infantry Division (Timber Wolves)
  1959-1961, US Army Europe (USAREUR)
  1965-1966, HHC, 82nd Airborne Division
  1966-1966, 1st Infantry Division
  1966-1967, 173rd Airborne Brigade
  1972-1975, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  1975-1977, US Army Materiel Development and Readiness Command (DARCOM)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military AcademyCommand and General Staff CollegeArmed Forces Staff CollegeNational War College
Harvard University
  1938-1942, United States Military Academy
  1951-1952, Command and General Staff College
  1954-1958, Armed Forces Staff College
  1958-1959, National War College
  1962-1965, Harvard University
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