Wheeler, Lester Lewis, BG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
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

Infantry

Brigadier General



Eight Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1910
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Baltimore
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 

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


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran




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

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award

 
 Unit Assignments
Infantry Officer Advanced Course24th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment (Cadre)Armed Forces Staff College (Staff)
5th Regimental Combat Team Army War College (Staff)5th InfantryOffice of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)/Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
US Army Pacific (USARPAC)/US Army Alaska (USARAK)3rd Army
  1938-1939, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1939-1942, 1542, 24th Infantry Division
  1942-1945, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment (Cadre)
  1948-1949, 0006, Armed Forces Staff College (Staff)
  1949-1951, 1542, 5th Regimental Combat Team
  1951-1952, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1952-1953, 1542, RHHC, 5th Infantry
  1957-1960, 2162, Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)/Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
  1960-1962, US Army Pacific (USARPAC)/US Army Alaska (USARAK)
  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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