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Military Veterans'
Hall of Fame

Major General Billie (Bill) Branham Lefler | Arkansas Military Veterans' Hall of Fame

Major General Billie (Bill) Branham Lefler

Major General Lefler, Hot Springs Village, U.S. Army, Viet Nam. Awards include two Distinguished Service Medals, the Legion of Merit Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal.

Major General Billie B. Lefler distinguished himself by exceptionally  meritorious service from November 1980 to November 1990 great responsibility culminating as assistant Surgeon General for Dental Services and Chief of the Army Dental Corps. Under his leadership and through his eminently sound managerial and professional advice to the Surgeon General, team members the Army Staff in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense Health Affairs, General Lefler was responsible for the institutionalization of the Army's Dental Care system which is totally dedicated to the well-being of the military community and absolutely responsible to the Army leadership. Throughout his concerted efforts, the Army Dental Corps has become a world leader in implantology with the ramification of placement of not only teeth, but also other lost facial parts from combat injuries. Major General Lefler's service was marked by unsuppressed national and international recognition, providence, and prestige for the practice of Military Dentistry. His outstanding accomplishments during his distinguished career reflects great credit upon him and the United States Army.

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