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Harold Robert Aaron
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Born (1921-06-21)June 21, 1921
Died April 30, 1980(1980-04-30) (aged 58)
Place of birth Indiana
Place of death Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
United States Marine Corps
Years of service 1940 (Marines)
1940-1943 (West Point)
1943-1979 (Army)
Rank Lieutenant General
Battles/wars World War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
Awards see below
Other work Senior Staff Scientist, TRW

Harold Robert Aaron (June 21, 1921 – April 30, 1980) was a general in the U.S. Army.

BiographyEdit

Originally from Indiana, Aaron graduated from United States Military Academy at West Point in June 1943 and served in Europe during World War II. Before the war, he served in the Marines from May 7 to May 29, 1940.[1]

As a colonel, Aaron served as Commander, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969. From November 5, 1973 to August 28, 1977, he served as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Headquarters, Department of the Army as a Major General. He later was promoted to Lieutenant General.

Dates of rankEdit

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Honors and awardsEdit

General Aaron is a member of the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1963 U.S. Army Register (Volume 1).
  2. U.S. Army Registers (1946-1969)
  3. https://www.rhsalum.org/alumni/harold-r-aaron/
  4. Together We Served

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