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Carl E. Vuono

Carl E. Vuono
Birth name Carl Edward Vuono
Born (1934-10-18) October 18, 1934
Monongahela, Pennsylvania
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1957-1991
Rank General
Commands held
  • Chief of Staff, United States Army
  • Training and Doctrine Command
Battles/wars Vietnam War
Awards
Other work CEO, Military Professional Resources Inc.

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.

Early life and career

He was born on 18 October 1934 in Monongahela, Pennsylvania. He is of Italian and Finnish 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.

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