John Holloway Cushman (3 October 1921 – 8 November 2017) was a lieutenant general in the U.S. Army. Cushman was born in Tianjin, China while his father, Horace Oscar Cushman, was serving in the 15th Infantry. He was a 1944 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy. While at West Point, Cushman played for the Army Black Knights men's soccer program, where he was named a second-team All-American in 1943. In 1963 Colonel Cushman served as adviser to the Army of the Republic of Vietnam 23rd Division in the Mekong Delta. He commanded the I Corps in the Western sector of Korea's Demilitarized Zone from 1976 to 1978. He also commanded the 101st Airborne Division from 1972 to 1973.

Articles by John H. Cushman

Book Reviews

Reviewed by Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, U.S. Naval Reserve (Retired), Andrew G. Wilson & Lieutenant General John H. Cushman, U.S. Army (Retired)
April 2005
Nelson’s Purse: The Mystery of Lord Nelson’s Lost Treasures Martyn Downer. Washington, DC: Smithsonian, 2004. 424 pp. Illus. Appens. Notes. Bib. Index. $32.50. Reviewed by Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo ...

President Bush Deserved Better

By Lieutenant General John H. Cushman, U.S. Army (Ret.)
November 2003
On 8 September, a somber President George W. Bush told the nation that accomplishing his goals in Iraq would take a lot more money and a lot more time than ...

To Win on the Ground in Kosovo

By Lieutenant General John H. Cushman, USA (Ret.)
June 1999
In mid-May, a week after Russia had agreed with the key NATO allies on the essential conditions for NATO to halt its air campaign against Yugoslavia, President Slobodan Milosevic had ...

Who Should Have Tried Captain Ashby?

By John H. Cushman
May 1999
On 4 March 1999, a U.S Marine Corps court-martial at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, found Marine Captain Richard J. Ashby—who on 3 February 1998 had been flying an EA-6B Prowler ...

The QDR: Make a Bold Move

By John H. Cushman
September 1997
The Defense Department's Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) issued in May 1997 said that "it is imperative that the United States now and for the foreseeable future be able to deter ...

Book Reviews

Reviewed by Captain Rosario M. Rausa, U.S. Navy (Retired), Reviewed by Lieutenant General John H. Cushman, U.S. Army (Retired) & Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
April 1994
Carrier Warfare in the Pacific: An Oral History Collection Capt. E. T. Wooldridge, USN (Ret.) (ed.). Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993. 286 pp. Append. Gloss. Ind. Map. Photos. $24.95 ...