"Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr." was a United States Army general who served as the United States Secretary of State under President of the United States/President Ronald Reagan and White House Chief of Staff under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. He also served as Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army/Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, the second-highest ranking officer (armed forces)/officer in the Army, and as Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe/Supreme Allied Commander Europe commanding all United States Armed Forces/U.S. and NATO forces in Europe.
A veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam War, Haig was a recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross (United States)/Distinguished Service Cross, the Silver Star with oak leaf cluster, and the Purple Heart.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous public servants! More Alexander Haig on Wikipedia.