Lutes, Leroy, LTG

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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
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by LTC Bob Thompson to remember Lutes, Leroy, LTG USA(Ret).

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

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Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran

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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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   1940-1941, 3rd Army

Lieutenant Colonel
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Brees, Herbert, LTG, (1898-1941) Lieutenant General
Krueger, Walter, GEN, (1898-1946) Lieutenant General
Eisenhower, Dwight David, GA, (1911-1952) Brigadier General
Blackmore, Philip Guillou, BG, (1911-1950) QM 4510 Colonel
Eddleman, Clyde, GEN, (1924-1962) Colonel
Haynes, Loyal, BG, (1917-1954) AG 2162 Colonel
McBride, Allan, BG, (1908-1944) FA Colonel
Newcomer, Francis, BG, (1913-1949) EN 7010 Colonel
O'Daniel, John Wilson, LTG, (1916-1955) Colonel
Stoner, Frank, MG, (1914-1948) SC 0210 Colonel
Wood, John, MG, (1912-1946) Colonel
Harris, Charles, BG, (1917-1953) AD 14A Lieutenant Colonel
Robinson, Joseph, BG, (1918-1950) AD Lieutenant Colonel
Hamley, Evan, CPT, (1941-1946) Captain
Diemer, Christopher, PFC, (1941-1945) IN 745 Private (E-2)
Dodd, Fred, Sgt, (1940-1945) IN 188 Sergeant
Worley, Oscar, Sgt, (1941-1945) AR 761 Sergeant
Meyer, Russell Albion, T/4, (1941-1945) SC 043 Technician Fourth Grade

Embick, Stanley, LTG, (1899-1946) Major General

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