General Gordon R. Sullivan

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General Gordon R. Sullivan

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General Gordon R. Sullivan

UNITED STATES ARMY

General Sullivan, raised in West Quincy, is a decorated retired United States Army General. He served as the 32nd Chief of Staff of the Army, a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,
and an acting Secretary of the Army. Sullivan served in the military from 1959 until 1995, earning many awards during his career, including the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, and a Purple Heart. General Sullivan spends his retirement in Falmouth on Cape Cod. He has taken an active role in many organizations during his retirement, serving as the Chairmen of the Board of Trustees of his alma mater, Norwich University, as well as the Army historical Foundation and has heavy involvement in numerous other organizations and foundations.

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    32nd Chief of Staff of the United States Army

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    Commanding General 1st Infantry Division (Mechanized) at Fort Riley, Kansas

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    Awarded the Defense Distinguished Service Medal; Army Distinguished Service Medal (2); Defense Superior Service Medal; Legion of Metit; Bronze Star; Purple Heart and Combat Infantryman Badge

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    1987-1988: Deputy Commandant; United States Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

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    1990-1991: 22nd Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army

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    1983-1985: Assistant Commandant, United States Armor School at Fort Knox, Kentucky

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    1981-1983: Commander 1st Brigade; 3rd Armored Division in Frankfurt, Germany

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    Overseas Assignments include four tours in Europe, two in Vietnam (Wartime), and one in Korea

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    Born September 25, 1937

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    Raised in the Lakin Square neighborhood of Quincy 

GenSullivan 06-16-2020

Oil Portrait on Canvas by Quincy Resident Artist David Wang

Sullivan Statue Aimola

Bronze sculpture by Sculptor Sergey Eylanbekov