Happy Birthday to Four-Star General Richard Edward Cavazos,

January 31, 1929, is the birthday of Richard Edward Cavazos, the first Mexican American to achieve the rank of four-star general in the US Army.  During the Korean War, Cavazos earned the Distinguished Service Cross as a first lieutenant.  He served with great distinction for thirty-three years, with his final command as head of the US Army Armed Force Command.

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