Johnston, Robert

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Name
Johnston, Robert Gender: M
Robert Ballantyne Johnston
born on 6 October 1937 at 13:45 (= 1:45 PM )
Place Edinburgh, Scotland, 55n57, 3w13
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gerard
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 12°53' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 06°32 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 28°07'



Robert Johnston

Biography

Scottish-American military Major General, a two-star U.S. Marine Corps general in the Arabian Gulf War.

Born in Scotland, when he was 18, his family emigrated to the U.S. in 1955 where his dad worked in a factory. Robert earned a B.A. with honors from San Diego State and a degree in English. He joined the Marines in 1961 at age 24.

Serving two tough tours of Vietnam, Johnston had rapid promotions and decorations including the Legion of Merit, Combat Action Ribbon, Meritorious Service Medal and Joint Service Commendation Medal. By 1983 he was a Colonel and was promoted to Major General just three months before the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. The right hand man of General Schwartzkopf, he took a key role in marshalling the information which enabled President Bush to make decisions on the war tactics.

Johnston's 23-year-old son Gary joined the Marines and served as a Lieutenant in the Saudi conflict. His wife Sandra lives in Florida with their two younger sons while her husband is on duty.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Family : Change residence 1955 (Moved to U.S.)
  • Social : Joined group 1961 (Marines)
  • Work : Gain social status 1983 (Promoted to Colonel)
  • Work : Gain social status 1983 (Promoted to Major General)
  • Work : Gain social status January 1991 (Right hand to General Schwartzkopf)
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Source Notes

Caroline Gerard quotes B.C.

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One, lasting)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three sons)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (One son following his dad's career)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat (Vietnam, Arabian Gulf War)
  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Numerous)
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Major General)

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