Lieutenant General Le Nguyen Khang

Full Name: Le Nguyen Khang

Date and Place of birth: June 11, 1931, Son Tay, North Vietnam

Family status: Married, three children

Education:

- Baccalaureate, 1951, Chu Van An High School, Hanoi

- Garduate, Class 1, Nam Dinh Reserve Officers School, 1952

- Graduate, Advanced Infantry Class, US Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Ga., USA, 1956

- Graduate, Marine Middle Class, Marine Corps School, Quantico, Va. USA 1958

Present position: Assistant (for Operations) to RVNAF Chief of Joint General Staff, since May 5, 1972

Former positions:

- Second Lieutenant, 3rd River Force Detachment, later changed into the 3rd River Patrol Company

- First Lieutenant, Chief G-4, Marine Group Command, 1954

- Commander, Headquarters Company, Marine Group, 1956

- Captain, May 1956

- Commander, Marine 2nd Battalion, 1957

- Commander, Marine 3rd Battalion, 1959

- Commander, Marine 1st Battalion, 1960

- Acting Commander, Marine Group, April 1960

- Major, October 26, 1961

- Commander, Marine Brigade, January 1962

- Lieutenant Colonel, June 18, 1962

- Military Attache, Vietnam Embassy, Manila, Philippines, December 9, 1963

- Commander, Marine Brigade, February 26, 1964

- Brigadier General, August 11, 1964

- Major General, October 15, 1964

- Commander, Capital Military District, June 1965 - June 1966

- Lieutenant General, November 1967

- Commander, III Corps and 3rd Tactical Area, since June 10, 1966

Decorations, awards:

- Grand Officer of the National Order of Vietnam

- Air Force Distinguished Service Order, 1st class

- Navy Distinguished Service Order 1st class

- 6 Gallantry Crosses with Palms

- Gallantry Cross with Gold Star

- 2 Gallantry Corsses with Silver Star

- Air Gallantry Medal with Gold Wing

- Hazardous Service Medal

- Leadership Medal

Who's Who In Vietnam
Vietnam Press, Saigon 1972

Courtesy of Adam Sadowski

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