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Earl F. Cole


AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Brigadier General Earl F. Cole (ASN: 0-64999), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility, during the period from June 1966 to January 1968.

General Orders: Department of the Army, General Orders No. 15 (April 8, 1968)

Action Date: June 1966 - January 1968

Service: Army

Rank: Brigadier General

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Brigadier General Earl F. Cole (ASN: 0-64999), United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action on January 31, 1968 while serving with CORDS in Southeast Asia.

General Orders: Headquarters, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, General Orders No. 2102 (1969)

Action Date: January 31, 1968

Service: Army

Rank: Brigadier General

Division: CORDS

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, 20 July 1942, takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Colonel Earl F. Cole (ASN: 0-64999), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from April 1962 to August 1964.

General Orders: Department of the Army, General Orders No. 31 (September 30, 1964)

Action Date: April 1962 - August 1964

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel