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John William Nicholson

Brigadier General, Army

Born: February 22, 1934
Hometown: Williamsburg
Awards: Army Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritiorious Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Army Seal, Combat Infantryman Badge

Inf. service in 7 div. and 3 separate brigades. Served in Europe Asia for 5 years each. 20 years in the U.S. on West Point faculty, Joint Staff, Army Staff, TRADOC, Federal Executive Fellowhip; Pres. Reagan Appointee to U.S./Soviet Negotiations in Geneva.

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