Major General Michael D. “Iron Mike” Healy (born June 13, 1926, in Chicago-died April 14, 2018, in Florida) was a retired general officer in the United States Army who spent 35 years serving in the military, completing tours in Korea and Vietnam.
General Healy’s numerous awards include: Distinguished Service Medal (three awards), Silver Star (two awards), Legion of Merit (three awards), Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star with "V" (Valor) Device (six awards), Air Medal with "V" Device (four awards), Army Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy Commendation Medal with "V" Device, Purple Heart Medal (two awards), Good Conduct Medal, twelve Decorations of Republic of Vietnam and numerous service medals and citations. He received Parachute badges from Republic of Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Korea, Iran and Pakistan, as well as a Master Parachutist Badge from the U.S. Army. General Healy also was awarded both the Special Forces and Ranger Tabs, was a distinguished member of the Special Forces Regiment, and a member of the Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame.
General and Mrs. Healy have lived in Jacksonville, FL. They are the proud parents of six sons and several grandchildren.
Condolences may be dispatched to the Healy family in care of:
Mrs. Jackie Healy
12968 Night Heron Court
Jacksonville, FL 32224