Vice Admiral Chung Tan Cang

Full Name: Chung Tan Cang

Date and Place of birth: July 22, 1926, Gia Dinh (South Vietnam)

Family status: Married, three children

Education:

- Graduate, Civil Navigation School, 1946-1947

- Graduate, Vietnamese Navy Officer School Class I, 1952

- Graduate, Coronado Amphibious Operations School, California, USA, 1957-1958

- Newport Navy Warfare School, Rhode Island USA, 1960-1961

Present position: Saigon-Giadinh Military Governor concurrently commander, Saigon special sector

Former positions:

- Officer, Merchant Marine, 1948-1952

- Commanding Officer, Assault Boat Section 264, 1952

- Commanding Officer, Assault Boat Group 731 and 741, 1953

- Operation Officer, VN Navy Hqs, 1955

- Commanding Officer, VN Navy Training Center, 1955-1957

- Commanding Officer, Mine Sweeper HQ 114, 1958-1959

- Commanding Officer, River Force, 1959-1960 and 1961-1963

- Commander, Vietnamese Navy, 1963-1965

- Cabinet Chief, National Leadership Committee, 1965

- Special Assistant to the Chief JGS, 1966

- Commandant, RVN Staff and Command College, 1966

Decorations, awards:

- National Order of Vietnam, 4th class with palm

- National Order of Vietnam 3rd class

- Navy Distinguished Service order, 1st class

- 5 Gallantry Crosses two palms, 1 gold star, 1 silver star, 1 bronze star

- Republic of Korea's Order, 2nd class

- Republic of China's Order, 2nd class

- France's Gallantry Cross with bronze star

Who's Who In Vietnam
Vietnam Press, Saigon 1969

Courtesy of Adam Sadowski

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