A Notable Marine: Robert E. Cushman, Jr.

A Notable Marine: Robert E. Cushman, Jr.

General Robert E. Cushman, Jr. served as the 25th Commandant of the Marine Corps from January 1, 1972, to June 30, 1975. He also served as the Director of the CIA from 1969 to 1971.

Rank
General

Military Occupation Specialty
Commandant of the Marine Corps, 25th

Unit
III Marine Amphibious Force
5th Marine Division
4th Marine Division
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
3rd Marine Division
2nd Marine Regiment
2nd Battalion, 9th Marines

Operations
World War II: Pearl Harbor, Battle of Guam, Battle of Bougainville, Iwo Jima
Vietnam

Years Served
June 6, 1935 to 1975

Awards
Navy Cross
Navy Distinguished Service Medal, three award stars
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation
Navy Presidential Unit Citation, one star
Navy Unit Commendation, one star
Distinguished Intelligence Medal
China Service Medal
American Defense Service Medal, one star
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, five stars
World War II Victory Medal
National Defense Service Medal, one star
Vietnam Service Medal, seven stars
Order of May to the Naval Merit, Commander
National Order of Vietnam, Commander
National Order of Vietnam, Officer
Vietnam Army Distinguished Service Order, First Class
Vietnam Navy Distinguished Service Order, First Class
Vietnam Gallantry Cross, two palms
Order of Military Merit, Eulji Cordon Medal
Order of Military Merit, Chungmu Cordon Medal
Order of National Security Merit, Sam-il Medal
Vietnam Gallantry Cross, unit citation
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Minnesota Connection
Born on December 24, 1914, in St. Paul, Minnesota

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General Robert E. Cushman, Jr. served as the 25th Commandant of the Marine Corps from January 1, 1972, to June 30, 1975. He also served as the Director of the CIA from 1969 to 1971.

Rank
General

Military Occupation Specialty
Commandant of the Marine Corps, 25th

Unit
III Marine Amphibious Force
5th Marine Division
4th Marine Division
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
3rd Marine Division
2nd Marine Regiment
2nd Battalion, 9th Marines

Operations
World War II: Pearl Harbor, Battle of Guam, Battle of Bougainville, Iwo Jima
Vietnam

Years Served
June 6, 1935 to 1975

Awards
Navy Cross
Navy Distinguished Service Medal, three award stars
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation
Navy Presidential Unit Citation, one star
Navy Unit Commendation, one star
Distinguished Intelligence Medal
China Service Medal
American Defense Service Medal, one star
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, five stars
World War II Victory Medal
National Defense Service Medal, one star
Vietnam Service Medal, seven stars
Order of May to the Naval Merit, Commander
National Order of Vietnam, Commander
National Order of Vietnam, Officer
Vietnam Army Distinguished Service Order, First Class
Vietnam Navy Distinguished Service Order, First Class
Vietnam Gallantry Cross, two palms
Order of Military Merit, Eulji Cordon Medal
Order of Military Merit, Chungmu Cordon Medal
Order of National Security Merit, Sam-il Medal
Vietnam Gallantry Cross, unit citation
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Minnesota Connection
Born on December 24, 1914, in St. Paul, Minnesota

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Patty Berg

Patty Berg

Second Lieutenant

Martin Brandtner

Martin Brandtner

Lieutenant General

Rod Carew

Rod Carew

Reserve Combat Engineer

Robert E. Cushman, Jr.

Robert E. Cushman, Jr.

General

Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell

Private First Class

Richard Fleming

Richard Fleming

Captain

Orville Freeman

Orville Freeman

Major

John Kline

John Kline

Colonel

Charles W. Lindberg

Charles W. Lindberg

Corporal

Who's absent from roll call?

Who's absent from roll call?

Patty Berg

Patty Berg

Second Lieutenant

Martin Brandtner

Martin Brandtner

Lieutenant General

Rod Carew

Rod Carew

Reserve Combat Engineer

Robert E. Cushman, Jr.

Robert E. Cushman, Jr.

General

Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell

Private First Class

Richard Fleming

Richard Fleming

Captain

Orville Freeman

Orville Freeman

Major

John Kline

John Kline

Colonel

Charles W. Lindberg

Charles W. Lindberg

Corporal

Who's absent from roll call?

Who's absent from roll call?

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