Carl E. Vuono
|Born||October 18, 1934|
|Service/||United States Army|
|Years of service||1957–1991|
|Commands held|| Chief of Staff of the United States Army |
United States Army Training and Doctrine Command
United States Army Command and General Staff College
1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment
|Awards|| Defense Distinguished Service Medal |
Army Distinguished Service Medal (3)
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device (5)
|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.
Vuono was born on October 18, 1934 in Monongahela, Pennsylvania. He is of Finnish and Italian 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 South 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 Field Artillery Regiment in 1970–1971, and then as commanding officer (Colonel) of Division Artillery, 82d Airborne Division. Vuono rose through the ranks quickly, serving several times in the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, in which he eventually became its commander in 1986.
After his retirement from the army, Vuono joined Military Professional Resources Inc. (MPRI), a private military company, in 1993.Since 1999 he has served as the CEO of MPRI. L-3 Communications acquired MPRI in June 2000 at which point Vuono was offered a senior management position at L-3 Communications.
In 2003, Vuono was awarded the Distinguished Graduate Award by the West Point Association of Graduates. He holds an Honorary Doctorate in Public Administration from Shippensburg University.
|Defense Distinguished Service Medal|
|Army Distinguished Service Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters|
|Navy Distinguished Service Medal|
|Air Force Distinguished Service Medal|
|Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal|
|Legion of Merit|
|Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device and four oak leaf clusters|
|Meritorious Service Medal|
|Air Medal (12 awards)|
|Army Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters|
|Meritorious Unit Commendation|
|National Defense Service Medal with one service star|
|Vietnam Service Medal with four Service stars|
|Army Service Ribbon|
|Army Overseas Service Ribbon with bronze award numeral 2|
|Order of Military Merit (Grand Cross) (Brazil)|
|Order of National Security Merit (Korea) Gugseon Medal|
|National Order of Merit (France) (Commander)|
|Gallantry Cross (Vietnam) with Silver Star|
|Vietnam Armed Forces Honor Medal 1st class|
|Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation|
|Civil Actions Medal Unit Citation (Vietnam)|
|Vietnam Campaign Medal|
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