AKA John William Vessey, Jr.
Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff 1982-85
Military service: Minnesota National Guard (1939-41) ; US Army (1941-85)
Father: John W. Vessey, Sr.
Wife: Avis Funk
Son: John III
High School: Roosevelt High School
University: BS Military Science, University of Maryland, Adelphi, MD (1963)
University: MS Business Administration, George Washington University (1965)
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff 1982-85
Alfalfa Club 1983
Council on Foreign Relations
George C. Marshall Foundation Council of Advisors
John McCain 2008
Distinguished Service Cross
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1992
Funeral: Ronald Reagan (2004)
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