Edward C. Meyer

United States Army general (1928–2020) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Edward Charles "Shy" Meyer (December 11, 1928 – October 13, 2020) was a United States Army general who served as the 29th Chief of Staff of the United States Army.

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Edward Charles Meyer
General Edward C. Meyer in 1983
Nickname(s)Shy
Born(1928-12-11)December 11, 1928
St. Marys, Pennsylvania
DiedOctober 13, 2020(2020-10-13) (aged 91)
Arlington County, Virginia
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1951–1983
RankGeneral
Commands heldChief of Staff of the United States Army
3rd Infantry Division
2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division
2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment
Battles/warsKorean War
Vietnam War
AwardsDefense Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star (2)
Legion of Merit (3)
Distinguished Flying Cross
Bronze Star Medal (3)
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