Former Army General Dalbir Singh Suhag was awarded Legion of Merit by US Government for his exceptionally meritorious service as Chief of Army Staff. He is the second Indian to get this award, first being General Rajendrasinghji Jadeja in 1946. Legion of Merit is a military award of United States Armed Forces given for exceptionally meritorious conduct in performance of outstanding services and achievements. It is awarded to members of the seven uniformed services of the United States as well as to military and political figures of foreign governments.
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