Major General Hoang Van Lac

Full Name: Hoang Van Lac

Date and Place of birth: June 20, 1927, Nam Dinh, North Vietnam

Family status: Married, five children

Education: Nam Dinh High School, 1945

Present position: Deputy Commander, 1st Corps, 1972

Former positions:

- Platoon leader, 4th Battalion, 1950

- Company Commander, 4th Battalion, 1950

- Chief, G3 Headquarters, 3rd Military Region, 1951

- Battalion Commander, 53rd Battalion, 1952

- Regimental Commander, 52nd Regiment concurrently Commander, Hung Yen war zone, 1954

- Chief of Staff concurrently Deputy Commander, 31st Field Division, 1955

- Commander, 12th Infantry Division, 1956-1957

- Commander, Presidential Guard Inter-Arm Brigade, 1957-1958

- Chief, Kien Giang province, 1958-1961

- Special Commissionner for Security, III CTZ, 1962-1963

- Assistant to the Minister of Revolutionary Development, 1965-1967

- Vice Minister of Rural Development, Tran Van Huong Cabinet, 1968

- Commandant, Quang Trung Military Training Center

Decorations, awards:

- National Order of Vietnam, 3rd class

- Army Distinguished Service order

- Navy Distinguished Service order

- 10 Gallantry Crosses

- Armed Forces Honor Medal

- Technical Service Honor Medal

- Chuong My (Merit) Medal

- Revolutionary Development Medal

Who's Who In Vietnam
Vietnam Press, Saigon 1972

Courtesy of Adam Sadowski

ARVN Generals