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MG Ben L. Harrison  
NAME: Ben L. Harrison
NICKNAME:  
RANK: Major General
BRANCH: INF
STATUS: Retired
SERVICE: 33 years
DOB: 23 July 1928
 
SERVICE INFORMATION
 
HOURS FLOWN: 7000
COMBAT HOURS: 1842
FLT/NCO CLASS: 58-8
SCHOOL: ROTC, University of Mississippi
MILITARY SCHOOL: USA Air War College
AVN DESIGNATION: AC, IP
 
AIRCRAFT INFORMATION
 
C-21 H-13 H-19 H-23
O-10 OV-1 U-4 UH-1
 
COMBAT EXPERIENCE
 
Vietnam 1966-1967
Vietnam 1970-1971
 
UNIT ASSIGNMENTS
 
1958-1959 7292d Aerial Combat Recon Co., 31st INF, FT Rucker
1959-1960 Aviation Detachment, 2nd Combat Team, Iceland
1963-1965 Senior Evaluator, Recon and Security, Air Assault Test
  10th Combat Aviation Battalion, Vietnam
  3rd Brigade, 101st ABN DIV, Vietnam
 
POSITIONS HELD
 
INF/AVN Company Commander
Air Assault Brigade Commander
DCG, Aviation Center
CG, Soldier Support Center
 
DECORATIONS
 
Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star [2]
Legion of Merit [2]
Distinguished Flying Cross [2]
Soldiers Medal
 
SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS
 
Army Aviation Hall of Fame Inductee
University of Mississippi Hall of Fame
Who's Who in America
President, AAAA, 1993-1995
 

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