Donald W. Shea

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Donald William Shea
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Major General Donald William Shea
19th Chief of Chaplains of the United States Army
Born (1936-04-15) April 15, 1936 (age 81)
Butte, Montana
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch Emblem of the United States Department of the Army.svg United States Army
Years of service 1966 - 1999
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major General
Commands held U.S. Army Chaplain Corps
Battles/wars Vietnam War
Awards Distinguished Service Medal ribbon.svg Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit ribbon.svg Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal ribbon with "V" device, 1st award.svg Bronze Star (V)

Chaplain (Major General) Donald William Shea, USA (born April 15, 1936)[1] is a retired American Army officer who served as the 19th Chief of Chaplains of the United States Army from 1994 to 1999.

Awards and decorations[edit]

Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit
V
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze Star (with valor device and two bronze oak leaf clusters)
Purple Heart
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal (with two bronze oak leaf clusters)
Air Medal
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Army Commendation Medal (with 2 bronze oak leaf clusters)
Bronze star
National Defense Service Medal (with one bronze service star)
Silver star
Vietnam Service Medal (with one silver service star)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Army Service Ribbon
Award numeral 3.png Overseas Service Ribbon (with award numeral 3)
Silver star
Vietnam Gallantry Cross
Vietnam Civil Actions Medal, First Class
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marquis Who's Who on the Web

Further reading[edit]

Military offices
Preceded by
Matthew A. Zimmerman, Jr.
Deputy Chief of Chaplains of the United States Army
1990 – 1994
Succeeded by
Gaylord T. Gunhus
Preceded by
Matthew A. Zimmerman, Jr.
Chief of Chaplains of the United States Army
1994 – 1999
Succeeded by
Gaylord T. Gunhus