Major General Pham Van Dong

Full Name: Pham Van Dong (Nung Khanh Lam)

Date and Place of birth: October 25, 1919, Son Tay, North Vietnam

Family status: Married, five children


- Diplome d'Etudes Primaires Superieures Indochinoises (DEPSI), Do Huu Vi High School, 1938

- Army Staff and Command College, USA, 1959

Present position: Minister for Veteran Affairs, since September 1, 1969

Former positions:

- Commander, Mobile Battle Group No2, 1952

- Commander, North Vietnam Light Army Battalions, 1953

- Commander, Coastal Interzone, 1954-1955

- Commander, III Field Combat Division, 1956-1958

- Deputy Commander, III Army Corps, 1963

- Commander, VII Infantry Division, 1963

- Saigon-Giadinh Military Governor, concurrently Commander, Capital Special Military District, 1964-1965

Decorations, awards:

- National Order of Vietnam, 3rd class

- Gallantry Cross with 10 citations

Who's Who In Vietnam
Vietnam Press, Saigon 1967

Courtesy of Adam Sadowski

ARVN Generals