|Name||Togo Dennis West, Jr.|
Winston-Salem, North Carolina , United States
|| June 21, 1942
|Died||March 08, 2018
Mar 11, 2018 07:55pm
Black - U.S. Army -
|Info||Previous Occupation: Secretary of the Army, Department of Defense, 1993-97; Senior vice president for government relations, Northrop Corp., 1990-93; Managing partner, Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler, 1984-90; general counsel, Department of Defense, 1980; the special assistant to the secretary and deputy secretary of the Department of Defense, 1979-80; general counsel, Department of the Navy, 1977-79; associate deputy attorney general, Department of Justice, 1975-77; Army Judge Advocate General's Corps, 1969-73; second lieutenant in the United States Army Field Artillery Corps, 1965-68. |
Education: Howard University, 1965 (B. S.); 1968, (J.D., cum laude)
Hometown: Winston-Salem, N.C.
Spouse: Gail Berry
Of note: West was awarded the Legion of Merit and the Meritorious Service Medal for his military service, and, for public service, he was awarded the Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service. Already an Eagle Scout, he was accorded the additional rank of Distinguished Eagle Scout by the Boy Scouts of America in May 1995.
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