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Brigadier General John C. "Doc" Bahnsen, Jr. is a retired United States Army officer and decorated veteran of the Vietnam War.

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Bahnsen as Brigadier General, early 1980s
Nickname(s) Doc
Born (1934-11-08) November 8, 1934 (age 82)
Albany, Georgia
Allegiance United States   United States of America
Service/branch Emblem of the United States Department of the Army.svg United States Army
Years of service 1956-1986
Rank Brigadier General
Commands held Bandit Platoon, 118th Assault Helicopter Company
Air Cavalry Troop, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
1st Battalion, 32nd Armored Regiment
1st Aviation Brigade
Battles/wars Vietnam War
Awards Distinguished Service Cross,
Silver Star (5),
Distinguished Flying Cross (3),
Legion of Merit (4),
Bronze Star (4),
Air Medal (51),
Purple Heart (2),
Meritorious Service Medal,
Army Commendation Medal (3),
Navy Unit Commendation,
Meritorious Unit Commendation,
Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Silver Star (2)
Other work Consultant,
Writer,
Gentleman farmer

Brigadier General John C. "Doc" Bahnsen, Jr. (born November 8, 1934) is a retired United States Army officer and decorated veteran of the Vietnam War.