Harold Robert Aaron
Lieutenant General, United States Army
Birth: June 21, 1921
Death: April 30, 1980
United States Army General. Graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1943, and was assigned as a Second Lieutenant and Company Commander in the European Theatre during World War II.
He served in a number of various posts in Europe and the Pacific after the war, rising in the ranks until he was promoted to Lieutenant General.
He served as commander of U.S. Special Forces in the Pacific from 1967 to 1969, as assistant Chief of Intelligence for the Department of the Army from 1973 to 1977, and as Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency from 1977 to 1979.
He was decorated with the Distinguished Service
Medal and the Legion of Merit with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters during his service.
Lieutenant General Harold Aaron, U.S. Military Academy Class of June 1943.
Distinguished service in special operations and intelligence assignments.
Commander, 5th Special Forces Group, Republic of Vietnam; Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, U.S. Army, Europe. Assistant Chief of Staff, Intelligence, Department of the Army; Deputy Director, Defense Intelligence Agency. Extract from Register of Graduates, U.S. Military Academy, 1980:
Born in Indiana, 21 June 1921
Posted: 14 July 2002 Updated: 13 February 2003 Updated: 23 December 2006