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NJ to Lower Flags to Honor General Norman Schwarzkopf

Governor Chris Christie has ordered flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday to honor New Jersey-born Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf.

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General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf (Matt Szwajkos, Getty Images for Alan Taylor)

Schwarzkopf died last week at age 78 from complications from pneumonia. He was born in Trenton and raised in Lawrenceville.

He served two tours of duty in Vietnam, earning three Silver Stars for valor, a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart and three Distinguished Service Medals. But Schwarzkopf was best-known for commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi forces out of Kuwait in 1991.

Schwarzkopf was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2008. His father, Col. H. Norman Schwarzkopf Sr., was founder and commander of the New Jersey State Police.

 

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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