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Maxwell R. Thurman Edit Profile

army officer

Maxwell R. Thurman was American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, Bronze Star with V device with oak leaf cluster, Defense Distinguished Service medal with oak leaf cluster, North Carolina award Public Service, 1992. Member Presidential Panama Canal Consultative Commission, Presidential Commission on Assignment of Women in Armed Forces.

Background

Thurman, Maxwell R. was born on February 18, 1931 in High Point, North Carolina, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University.

Career

Commissioned officer, United States Armyadvanced through grades to general, United States Army, 1983;director program analysis and evaluation, Office of Chief of Staff, 1977-1979;commander, United States Army Recruiting Command, 1979-1981;deputy chief of staff for personnel, United States Army Recruiting Command, 1981-1983;vice chief of staff, Department Army, Washington, 1983-1987;member, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, 1983-1987;commanding general, Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1987-1989;commander in chief, United States Forces Southern Command, Quarry Heights, Republic Panama, 1989-1990;retired, 1991;executive-in-residence, Nova Scoti State University, 1993. Board visitors North Carolina State University. Consultant in field.

Membership

Member Presidential Panama Canal Consultative Commission, Presidential Commission on Assignment of Women in Armed Forces.