Wheeler, Lester Lewis, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1962-1965, 2010, 3rd Army
Service Years
1935 - 1965
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Presidential Certificate of Appreciation


Brigadier General

Eight Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
The Fairfax at Fort Belvior, VA

Date of Passing
May 05, 1999
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

24th Infantry Division Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
Not Specified

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Infantry Officer Advanced Course24th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 34th InfantryArmed Forces Staff College (Staff)
5th Regimental Combat Team Army War College (Staff)5th InfantryJoint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)
Special Troops Battalion, Army Alaska  (USARAL)3rd Army
  1938-1939, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1939-1942, 1542, 24th Infantry Division
  1942-1945, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry
  1948-1949, 6, Armed Forces Staff College (Staff)
  1949-1951, 1542, 5th Regimental Combat Team
  1951-1952, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1952-1953, 1542, HHC, 5th Infantry
  1957-1960, 2162, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)
  1960-1962, HHC, Special Troops Battalion, Army Alaska (USARAL)
  1962-1965, 2010, 3rd Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack on Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941
  1941-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1931-1935, United States Military Academy
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