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Frederick Kroesen

Born: Feb 11, 1923

Birthplace: Phillipsburg

Nationality: United States

Frederick Kroesen

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1923
Birth Place : Phillipsburg

Frederick James Kroesen, Jr. is a United States Army four-star general and was the Commanding General of the Seventh United States Army and the commander of NATO Central Army Group from 1979 to 1983, and Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command from 1976 to 1978. He also served as Vice Chief of Staff of the Army from 1978 to 1979. He commanded troops in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, enabling him to be one of the very small number who ever was entitled to wear the Combat Infantryman Badge with two Stars, denoting active combat in three wars.

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