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InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born 03 April 1917
Place of birth Baltimore, Maryland
Spouse
Alma mater Johns Hopkins University (M.A., '37)
United States Military Academy (B.S., '41)
Nickname
Personal Information
Nationality European American
Gender Male
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color
Height
Religion
Military Info
Allegiance 40px United States of America
Branch 40px United States Army
Years/service

Service # Officer - 23744

Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Organization or Command Title / Position Branch Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
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41st Engineer Regiment Company Commander & S-3 2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Fort McClellan, Alabama 00 Aug 1941 00 Jul 1942
Task Force in Liberia Operations Officer, S-3 1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
North Africa 00 Jul 1942 00 Sep 1943
92nd Infantry Division Headquarters:
92nd Infantry Division
Assistant G-3 Major Fort McClellan, Alabama 00 Sep 1943 00 Nov 1943
92nd Infantry Division 370th Infantry Regiment Battalion Commander Major Fort Huachuca, Arizona 00 Nov 1943 00 Mar 1944
92nd Infantry Division 317th Engineer Combat Battalion:
92nd Infantry Division
Battalion Commander Major Fort Huachuca, Arizona 00 Mar 1944 00 Apr 1944
92nd Infantry Division Headquarters:
92nd Infantry Division
G-3 Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Europe 00 Apr 1944 00 May 1945
Plans & Operations Division:
War Department General Staff
Staff Officer Lieutenant Colonel Washington, D.C. 00 May 1945 00 Sep 1947
Yale University Student Lieutenant Colonel New Haven, Connecticut 00 Sep 1947 00 Nov 1949
General Headquarters, Southwest Pacific General Headquarters:
Far East Command
attached to Plans Section, G-3 /
MacArthur's Public Relations Officer
Lieutenant Colonel Tokyo, Japan 00 Nov 1949 00 Sep 1950
US X Corps X Corps:
Eighth Army
Engineer Lieutenant Colonel;
Brigadier General
Korea 15 Sep 1950 00 Jan 1951
US X Corps Headquarters:
X Corps:
Eighth Army
G-4 Lieutenant Colonel Korea 15 Jan 1951 00 Jul 1951
2nd Infantry Division (US) 38th Infantry:
2nd Infantry Division:
Far East Command
Executive Officer Lieutenant Colonel Korea 00 Jul 1951 00 Oct 1951
2nd Infantry Division (US) Headquarters:
2nd Infantry Division:
Far East Command
Chief of Staff Lieutenant Colonel Korea 00 Nov 1951 00 Dec 1951
2nd Infantry Division (US) 38th Infantry:
2nd Infantry Division:
Far East Command
Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Korea 00 Dec 1951 00 Apr 1952
General Headquarters, Southwest Pacific Headquarters:
2nd Major Port:
Far East Command
Administration Officer Lieutenant Colonel Korea 00 Apr 1952 00 Aug 1952
Infantry School SSI Basic Airborne Course,
Infantry School
Student Lieutenant Colonel Fort Benning, Georgia 00 Sep 1952 00 Oct 1952
Infantry School SSI Instruction Committee:
Infantry School
Chief Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel
Fort Benning, Georgia 00 Oct 1952 00 Feb 1954
Infantry School SSI Advanced Tactics Group:
Infantry School
Chief Colonel Fort Benning, Georgia 00 Feb 1954 00 Nov 1954
Infantry School SSI Tactical Department:
Infantry School
Assistant Director Colonel Fort Benning, Georgia 00 Nov 1954 00 Jan 1955
Armed Forces Staff College Student Colonel Norfolk, Virginia 00 Feb 1955 00 June 1955
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) Deputy Secretary of the General Staff /
Secretary of the General Staff
Colonel Camp des Loges, Paris, France 00 Aug 1955 00 Jul 1958
Regular Course,
National War College
Student Colonel Fort McNair, Virginia 00 Aug 1958 00 Jun 1959
Chairman’s Staff Group:
United States Army Element,
Office, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Army Member - Colonel Washington, D.C. 00 Jul 1959 00 Sep 1961
82nd Airborne Division 82nd Airborne Division Assistant Division Commander, Support - Brigadier General Fort Bragg, North Carolina 00 Sep 1961 00 Dec 1962
Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Army Concept Team in Vietnam (ACTIV) Chief - Brigadier General Vietnam 00 Dec 1962 00 Jun 1963
Office, Assistant Chief of Staff, Force Development:
Department of the Army
Special Assistant for Tactical Mobility - Major General Washington, D.C. 00 Jun 1963 00 Nov 1963
Office, Assistant Chief of Staff, Force Development:
Department of the Army
Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Force Development - Major General Washington, D.C. 00 Nov 1963 00 Jun 1965
24th Infantry Division 24th Infantry Division Commanding General - Major General Augsburg, Germany 00 Jun 1965 00 Sep 1966
US Army Europe United States Army Europe Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics - Major General Heidelberg, Germany 00 Sep 1966 00 Sep 1968
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) Deputy Chief of Staff - Major General Stuttgart, Germany 00 Sep 1968 00 Sep 1969
Office, Deputy Chief of Research & Development:
Department of the Army
Deputy Chief of Research and Development - Major General Washington, D.C. 02 Sep 1969 00 Jul 1970
I US Corps I United States Army Corps Commanding General - Major General;
Lieutenant General
Korea 27 Jul 1970 04 Jul 1971
Military Committee:
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Deputy Chairman - Lieutenant General 00 Jul 1971 00 May 1973
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) Representative, Joint Chiefs of Staff - Lieutenant General Washington, D.C. 00 May 1973 00 Jun 1979
Civilian Career
Chief Strategic Arms Negotiator Ambassador
American Polish Advisory Council Vice President Lieutenant General (Ret.) 2003 2008
American Polish Advisory Council President Lieutenant General (Ret.) 2009 Present

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star (2OLC) Silver Star Medal
(two oak leaf clusters)
Legion of Merit (4OLC) Legion of Merit
(four oak leaf clusters)
Bronze Star Medal (Valor device) Bronze Star Medal
("V" device)
Air Medal Air Medal
Army Commendation Medal (oakleaf 1) Commendation Medal
(oak leaf cluster)
Unit Awards
Presidential Unit Citation Presidential Unit Citation
Non-Military Decorations
Presidential Citizens Medal Presidential Citizens Medal
Service/Campaign Medals
American Defense Service Medal American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (2 stars) European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
(two bronze service stars)
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation Medal
("Germany" clasp)
National Defense Service Medal (1 Service Star) National Defense Service Medal
(one bronze service star)
Korean Service Medal (7SS) Korean Service Medal
(one silver service star; two bronze service star)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Combat/Special Skill Badges
Combat Infantryman Badge (x2)
Combat Infantryman Badge
Parachutist Badge
Basic Parachutist Badge
Identification Badges
Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Identification Badge
Army Staff Identification Badge
Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia -
Former Wartime Service patch
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Overseas Service Bar (x9)
Foreign Personal Decorations
War Merit Cross (Italy) Italian War Merit Cross
Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland (Commander) (Modern) Polish Order of Merit Commander
Foreign Unit Awards
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Non-United States Service Awards
United Nations Korea Medal United Nations Korea Medal
Foreign Service Awards
Vietnam Campaign Medal Vietnamese Campaign Medal "1960-" bar
Foreign Combat/Special Skill Badges
Parachutist Badge (Vietnam)
Vietnamese Parachutist Badge

Battles/WarsEdit

World War II (08 Dec 1941 - 02 Sept 1945)

Korean War (07 Jul 1950 - 27 Jul 1953)

Vietnam War (01 Jan 1961; 07 Aug 1964 - 30 Apr 1975)

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

Name Relation Lifespan Notes
Immediate Family
Extended Family

GalleryEdit

Edward L. Rowny (MG)

Major General

Edward L. Rowny (LTG) (1)

Lieutenant Genera;

ReferencesEdit

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