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Memorial for Col. Arthur Carleton Winn, USA-Ret

Born in Astoria, NY on Nov. 30, 1927
Departed on May 2, 2017 and resided in Vienna, VA.
Service: Pending
Cemetery: Pending

Of Vienna, Va., died on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Born November 30, 1927 in Astoria, NY. Arthur entered the military in 1946 at age 18 and served in the US Army for more than three decades, including with the occupation forces in Japan, combat in Korea, and the Vietnam War during the Tet Offensive. His service also included posts in Germany and in Israel (as the assistant Army Attache' with the American embassy from 1958 to 1960). He served in Special Forces, as an engineer, and as a military intelligence officer. Arthur earned an engineering degree from Texas A&M and received a Masters degree from Johns Hopkins University in political science. He was awarded the Legion of Merit (three times), the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the Occupation of Japan Medal and the Master Parachutist Badge. After retirement from the military, he worked for Braddock Dunn & McDonald (BDM) and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) Defensive Contracting. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lili (Elisabeth) Winn; three daughters, Doreen, Sharon and Tiffany; one son, Mark, their spouses; and 12 Grandchildren. Colonel Winn will be buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

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