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John F. Greco


Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Korean 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 (Field Artillery) John F. Greco, United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from August 1950 to December 1951. (This award supersedes the award of the Legion of Merit to Colonel Greco, for meritorious service from 13 August to 2 November 1950, published in General Orders 139, Headquarters, Far East Command, 27 May 1951.)

General Orders: Department of the Army, General Orders No. 42 (April 23, 1952)

Action Date: August 1950 - December 1951

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel