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John Wyndham Mountcastle

Brigadier General, Army

Born: December 28, 1942
Hometown: Richmond
Died In: N/A
Awards: Army Seal, Army Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritiorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Air Medal, Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Served 2 combat tours in Vietnam; 3 year teaching assignment at West Point; Command of an M1 ABRAMS tank battalion in Germany (1982-84); and of a mechanized brigade in Germany (1988-90); Army Chief of Military History in Wash. D.C. (1994-98)

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