Lieutenant General Linh Quang Vien

Full Name: Linh Quang Vien

Date and Place of Birth: November 11, 1918, Cao Bang, North Vietnam

Family status: Married, six children


- Baccalaureate, Albert Sarraut High School, Hanoi, 1939.

- Graduate, General Staff College, Paris, 1953

- Graduate, Command and General Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, 1958

Present position: Chief, N.C.O. School, Nhatrang

Former positions:

- Commander, IV Military District

- Chief of Staff, Special Military Staff, Defense Military

- Deputy Chief Joint General Staff for Logistic Affairs

- Commander, 22nd Infantry Division

- Director, Directorate of Military Security

- Minister of Information and Polwar, Phan Huy Quat Cabinet, February 16 - June 19, 1965

- Chief of Joint Staff, RVNAF, 1965-1966

- Minister of Security, Nguyen Cao Ky Cabinet, April 11, 1966 - November 13, 1967

- Interior Minister, Nguyen Van Loc Cabinet, November 1967

Decorations, awards:

- Knight of the National Order of Vietnam, 1952

- Officer of the National Order of Vietnam, 1955

- Commander of the National Order of Vietnam, 1955

- Grand Officer of the National Order of Vietnam, 1964

- Army Distinguished Service Order, 1st Class, 1964

- Chuong My (Merit) Medal, 1st Class

- 4 Citations, Armed Forces level

- 1 Citation, Corps level with Gallantry Cross

Who's Who In Vietnam
Vietnam Press, Saigon 1969

Courtesy of Adam Sadowski

ARVN Generals