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William F. Garrison

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NameWilliam F. Garrison
AllegianceUS United States of America
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1966 1996
RankMajor General
UnitJoint Special Operations Command
Commands held1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (until 1989)
Joint Special Operations Command (1992 1994)
John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center (1995 1996)
Battles/warsCold War
*Vietnam War
**Phoenix Program
Somali Civil War
*Battle of Mogadishu
AwardsLegion of Merit
Bronze Star (4)
Purple Heart
Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Air Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (3)

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William F. Garrison is a retired Major General of the United States Army who was the commander of Operation Gothic Serpent, the military operation launched in 1993 to capture Somali warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid. Garrison was portrayed by Sam Shepard in the film Black Hawk Down, which was based on the events of the Battle of Mogadishu.

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Taiwan spending on US lobbyists to push F-16C/D sale - Taipei Times Tweet this news
Taipei Times--Taipei has employed nine different lobbying companies and spent more than US$1 million so far this year in an attempt to persuade Washington to sell it -F--16C/D aircraft, according to The Hill, ... - Date : Wed, 12 Oct 2011 16:01:41 GMT
Why Not Sell the Naming Rights to the New Mississippi River Bridge? - Riverfront Times (blog) Tweet this news
Riverfront Times (blog)--Gone is the proposal that would have called the structure the "Jerry -F-. Costello--William- 'Bill' Clay Sr. Veterans Memorial Bridge." How's that for a mouthful? Can you imagine the guy in the tra - Date : Thu, 14 Apr 2011 13:25:52 GMT+00:00
Q&A: Robert Myers as Martin Stafford - Herald Palladium (subscription) Tweet this news
Herald Palladium (subscription)--HP Staff Writer -William F-. Ast III asked Martin Stafford some questions as though the date were April 11, 1861: I'm a farmer, outside of Niles. Mostly day labor. I don't own a farm, but I do farm. And I'm - Date : Mon, 11 Apr 2011 19:38:44 GMT+00:00
CAROL GARRISON-NEISS - Times Herald-Record Tweet this news
Times Herald-Record--She was predeceased by her brothers, Jack and -William Garrison-. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, April 14 at 10 am at St. -Francis- of Assisi Church, Benkard Ave., Newburgh, NY. Father John Vondras will off - Date : Wed, 13 Apr 2011 06:27:25 GMT+00:00
Former Cumberland County Surrogate Harry Freitag dies after battle with cancer - Press of Atlantic City Tweet this news
Press of Atlantic City--Throughout his time in office, Freitag served as a part-time director of his family's funeral home, The -William F-. -Garrison- Funeral Home in Bridgeton. This story is developing. Check back for further information.--- - Date : Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:51:47 GMT+00:00
150 YEARS AGO: Switzler continues crusade against secession - Columbia Daily Tribune Tweet this news
Columbia Daily Tribune--The opening stanza of “The Star Spangled Banner” was printed below, and Publisher -William F-. Switzler continued his crusade against secession. Secessionists announced a meeting for April 20, 1861, to show the state convention - Date : Tue, 05 Apr 2011 19:01:26 GMT+00:00
10 Best President Movies - Screen Junkies Tweet this news
Screen Junkies--It stars Kevin Costner as the former district attorney, Jim -Garrison-, who file charges against businessman Clay Shaw (Tommy Lee Jones) for allegedly participating in a conspiracy to assassinate John -F-. Kennedy. This movie won two Acade - Date : Thu, 07 Apr 2011 01:14:41 GMT+00:00
NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD - Bucyrus Telegraph Forum Tweet this news
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum--Michael A. -Garrison-, 27, Galion, criminal mischief, fined $995.66, sentenced to 30 days in jail with all suspended. • Michael L. Reeves, 43, Crestline, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, fined $254, sentenced to 60 days in j - Date : Sat, 05 Mar 2011 12:40:39 GMT+00:00
Richard C. Rea - Palladium-Item Tweet this news
Palladium-Item--Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline (Collins) Rea of Franklin; 33 nieces and nephews, and several great-nieces and great-nephews; cousins, Carrol G. Zartman, Dr. Alice Marsh (Mrs. -William Garrison-); and multitude cherished siblings of - Date : Tue, 22 Feb 2011 12:06:30 GMT+00:00
27 Advisors Sanctioned by CFP Board - Tweet this news professionals who received suspensions were Andrew W. MacGill, of Tampa, Fla.; -William F-. Cole, in California, Md.; Robert L. O'Neil, in Medford, Mass.; David Chin in New York, NY; Bradley K. Adams, in Newtown, Penn.; - Date : Wed, 16 Feb 2011 16:49:10 GMT+00:00

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