The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Lieutenant General William Harold Arnold (ASN: 0-15558), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in duties of great responsibility from May 1946 to January 1961, culminating as Commanding General of the FIFTH Army from 1955 to 1961.
Department of the Army, General Orders No. 3
- In the function of Commanding Officer
2nd decoration received as Oak Leaf Cluster