Lữ Mộng Lan

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Lieutenant General Lữ Mộng Lan (born September 28, 1927) served in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN).

Life[edit]

Lữ was born in Quang Tri Vietnam.

In 1944, he earned a Diplome D'Etudes Primaires Superieures Indochinoise (DEPSI), from Lycee Khai Dinh, located in Hue. In 1957, he graduated from Command and General Staff School, Fort Leavenworth.

He served as Commander of II Corps and 2nd Tactical Zone (CTZ) since March 1, 1968. He as well served as Company commander, 1951; Deputy Battalion commander, 1952; Regimental Chief of Staff, 1954; Division Chief of Staff, 1955; Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, JGS, 1958; Commander, 25th Infantry division, 1962; 23rd Infantry division, 1964; 10th Infantry division, 1965; - Chief, General Office of Military Instruction, JGS, 1966 and Commandant, Defense College, 1967. In 1970, he was a commander of ARVN II Corps in the Cambodian Campaign.

Awards and decorations[edit]

  • National Order of Vietnam
  • Army Distinguished order, 1st class
  • Air Force Distinguished Service order, 2nd class
  • Navy Distinguished Service order, 2nd class
  • 10 gallantry Crosses with palm
  • 2 gallantry Crosses with gold star
  • 1 gallantry Crosses with silver star
  • 1 gallantry Crosses with bronze star
  • Air gallantry Medal with gold wing
  • Hazardous Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Honor Medal, 1st class
  • Leadership Medal
  • Staff Service Honor Medal
  • Training Service Honor Medal
  • Civil Actions Honor Medal
  • Good Conduct Medal

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