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Nomination of John W. Vessey, Jr.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.

Nomination of John W. Vessey, Jr.

hearing before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, on nomination of Gen. John W. Vessey, Jr., U.S. Army, to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for an additional two-year term, pursuant to Title 10, United States Code, section 142, May 3, 1984.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vessey, John William, 1922-,
  • United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg. ;, 98-864
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .A7 1984j
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2663643M
    LC Control Number85601040

      US Army General. A four-star general, he served as the tenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during the Administration of President Ronald W. Reagan from J until Septem While still in high school, at the age of sixteen, he enlisted with the Minnesota National Guard and in , he was.


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General John W. Vessey Jr., the 10th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff talks with Minnesota Military Radio show host Tom Lyons about his life and career. Produced by Sgt. First Class Ben Houtkooper.

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Vessey, John (–), army general and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).Vessey hailed from high school, he enlisted in the National Guard and was called to active duty in He served as an artillery sergeant in the North Africa Campaign and received a battlefield commission at the Battle of Anzio in After the war he remained in the army, rising to deputy.

Gen. John W. Vessey Jr. () Vessey died of natural causes Aug. 18 in North Oaks, Minn., surrounded by family, at the age of A funeral service is planned for 1 p.m.

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