English: LTG William B. Caldwell, III served 32 years in the Army and retired as the Fifth Army commanding general at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. A combat veteran of wars in Korea and Vietnam, he was awarded the Silver Star on three separate occasions for gallantry and heroism under fire. Coming from a long line of soldiers, his grandfather served in the Union Army during the Civil War, his father was an Army Colonel during World War II, and his son is a serving lieutenant general with tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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