Thomas Tackaberry, American military officer, Died at 93


Thomas Howard Tackaberry was born on September 6, 1923, and died on April 3, 2017.

He was a retired lieutenant general in the United States Army.

Tackaberry was a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

Tackaberry was a recipient of three Distinguished Service Crosses and served as Commander of the XVIII Airborne Corps from 1979 to 1981.

During 1966, he was serving in Vietnam as a lieutenant colonel in command of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, and earned another Distinguished Service Cross.

Thomas Tackaberry passed away at 93 years old.