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23rd Infantry Division - Americal

Americal Infantry Division, Order of Battle in Vietnam.

Activated 25 September 1967 in Vietnam by combining a number of units already in theater.

11th Infantry Brigade
196th Infantry Brigade
198th Light Infantry Brigade

Notable Servicemen
• Nicky Daniel Bacon, Medal of Honor recipient 26 August 1968 action
• Rocky Bleier, wounded 20 August 1969 recovered to play in the NFL
• Patrick Henry Brady, attached to Americal-Medal of Honor recipient 6 January 1968 action
• Joseph Cresenz, Medal of Honor recipient 20 November 1968 action
• Kern Wayne Dunagan, Medal of Honor recipient 13 May 1969 action
• Charles Kettles, 1967–1970, Medal of Honor recipient 15 May 1967 action
• Gen. Frederick J. Kroesen, Army Vice Chief of Staff and U.S. Army Europe Commander
• Finnis Dawson McCleery, Medal of Honor recipient 14 May 1968 action
• James McCloughan, Medal of Honor recipient 13–15 May 1969 action
• Thomas Joseph McMahon, Medal of Honor recipient 19 March 1969 action
• Robert Charles Murray, Medal of Honor recipient 14 May 1969 action
• Colin Powell, 1968–70, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
• Robert Joseph Pruden, Medal of Honor recipient 29 November 1969 action
• H. Norman Schwarzkopf, 1969–70
• Daniel John Shea, Medal of Honor recipient 14 May 1969 action
• Donald Paul Sloat, Medal of Honor recipient 17 January 1970 action
• Lester Raymond Stone, Jr., Medal of Honor recipient 3 March 1969 action
• James Allen Taylor, Medal of Honor recipient 9 November 1967 action
• Hugh Thompson Jr., awarded Soldiers Medal (30 years later) for his role in stopping the My Lai massacre.
• David Francis Winder, Medal of Honor recipient 13 May 1970 action

Commanders
MG Samuel W. Koster (October 1967 – June 1968)
MG Charles M. Gettys (June 1968 – June 1969)
MG Lloyd B. Ramsey (June 1969 – March 1970)
MG Albert E. Milloy (March–November 1970)
MG James L. Baldwin (November 1970 – July 1971)
MG Frederick J. Kroesen (July–November 1971)

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