Lutes, Leroy, LTG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
General Staff
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1949-1952, 00GC, Fourth (4th) Army
Service Years
1917 - 1952
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

General Staff

Lieutenant General


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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1890
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Pittsfield
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jan 30, 1980
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 30

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
As the 3rd Army Assistant Chief of Staff for Logistics (G-4), then COL Lutes participated in the Louisiana manuevers.

Then BG Lutes commanded the 37th AAA BDE, based in Los Angeles, CA, from Nov 1941 to Mar 1942.  On the night of Feb 24-25, 1942, the 37th AAA BDE shot over 1,440 AAA shells at phantom enemy aircraft. The 37th AAA BDE radars falsely indicated there were numerous Japanese aircraft flying over southern California. This action caused mass panic and confusion throughout the southern California area.    
   
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   1935-1939, HQ, National Guard Bureau (NGB)

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From Month/Year
July / 1935
To Month/Year
June / 1939
Unit
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Rank
Major
MOS
Not Specified
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
District Of Columbia
 
 
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Type
Command Element
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Department of Defense (DOD)
Strength
Command
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Oct 22, 2018
   
   
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Blanding, Albert Hazen, LTG, (1895-1940) Major General
Leach, George Emerson, MG, (1905-1940) Major General
Boye, Frederic William, BG, (1915-1950) Lieutenant Colonel
National Guard Bureau Professional Education Center

Snyder, Howard, MG, (1908-1960) MD 3000 Colonel

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