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Lieutenant General
Russel L. Honoré
Russel L. Honoré (LTG) (1)
(courtesy Randy Bergeron/SLU Public Info)

InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born September 15, 1947
place/birth Lakeland, Pointe Coupee Parish,
Louisiana
Spouse Beverly
Alma mater Southern University
Nickname Ragin' Cajun
Nationality African - American
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/service 1971 - 2.29.2008
(United States Army)
Service #

In-depth Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Name Lapel Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
[[File: Operations/Training Directorate,
Combat Development Command
Fort Ord, California 1971 1973
[[File: E Troop,
9th Cavalry Regiment,
Combat Development Command
Fort Ord, California 1973 1974
[[File: Combat Support Company,
1st Battalion,
23d Infantry Regiment,
2nd Infantry Division
Platoon
Commander
South Korea 1974 1976
[[File: Instructor,
Armor School
Fort Knox, Kentucky 1976 1978
C Company,
4th Battalion,
5th Infantry Regiment
Commanding
Officer
[[|]] 1978 1979
[[File: 1st Infantry Division Assistant G-1 Fort Riley, Kansas 1979 1980
[[File: Allied Forces Central Europe Aide-de-Camp Brunssum, Netherlands 1980 1982
Student,
Command and General Staff College
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 1982 1983
[[File: 2nd Battalion,
16th Infantry Regiment,
1st Infantry Division
Executive
Officer
Fort Riley, Kansas 1983 1984
[[File: 1st Infantry Division Chief,
Operations
Fort Riley, Kansas 1984 1986
Instructor of Tactics,
Command and General Staff College
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 1986 1989
[[File: 4th Battalion,
16th Infantry Regiment,
1st Infantry Division
Commanding
Officer
Fort Riley, Kansas 1989 1991
Student,
Air War College
Montgomery, Alabama 1991 1992
[[File: Senior Mechanized Task Force Trainer,
National Training Center
Fort Irwin, California 1992 1994
[[File: 1st Brigade,
3rd Infantry Division
Commanding
Officer
Heidelberg, Germany 1994 1996
[[File: 1st Cavalry Division Assistant
Division
Commander
BG Fort Hood, Texas 1 Sept, 1996 1998
[[File: Assistant Commandant,
Infantry School
BG Fort Benning, Georgia 16 Sept, 1998 1999
Vice Director for Operations,
Office, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Washington, D.C. 1999 2000
[[File: 2nd Infantry Division Commanding
General
MG South Korea Sept, 2000 Jul, 2002
[[File: Standing Joint Force Headquarters -
Homeland Security
,
United States Northern Command
Commanding
General
MG Peterson Air Force Base,
Colorado
Jul, 2002 1 Jul, 2004
[[File: First United States Army Commanding
General
LTG Fort Gillem, Georgia 15 Jul, 2004 10 Jan, 2008
Joint Task Force Katrina Commanding
General
LTG Camp Shelby, Mississippi 31 Aug, 2005
Civilian Career
Director, Crawford & Company - - Atlanta, Georgia 2009

Dates of RankEdit

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Date of Rank Age Accepted
Regular Army
O-1
2nd Lieutenant (US Infantry alternative)
2nd Lieutenant
US Army Infantry Insignia
1971
O-2
1st Lieutenant (US Infantry)
1st Lieutenant
US Army Infantry Insignia
O-3
Captain (US Infantry)
Captain
US Army Infantry Insignia
O-4
Major (US Infantry)
Major
US Army Infantry Insignia
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel (US Infantry)
Lieutenant Colonel
US Army Infantry Insignia
O-6
Colonel (US Infantry)
Colonel
US Army Infantry Insignia
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General 1 Sept, 1997
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General
O-9
Lieutenant General (USA)
Lieutenant General 15 Jul, 2004
Retired

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Defense Distinguished Service Medal (1OLC) Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Army Distinguished Service Medal (1 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal
Defense Superior Service Medal Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit (4OLC) Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Bronze Star Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC) Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal (3OLC) Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal Army Achievement Medal
Unit Awards
Joint Meritorious Unit Award (1OLC) Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Superior Unit Award Superior Unit Award
Service/Campaign Medals
National Defense Service Medal (2SS) National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Southwest Asia Service Medal (1SS) Southwest Asia Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korea Defense Service Medal Korea Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal Armed Forces Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal Humanitarian Service Medal
Service/Training Awards
Army Service Ribbon Army Service Ribbon
Army Overseas Service Ribbon (4) Army Overseas Service Ribbon
Foreign Decorations
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia) Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia)
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait) Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)
Combat/Special Skill Badges
Expert Infantry Badge
Expert Infantryman Badge
Parachutist Badge Parachutist Badge (Basic)
Identification Badges
Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge
Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge
1st Infantry Division (CSIB) 1st Infantry Division SSI worn as
Combat Service Identification Badge
Other Accoutrements
16th Infantry Regiment (DUI) 16th Infantry Regiment DUI worn as
Distinctive unit insignia
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Overseas Service Bar (?)

Battles/WarsEdit

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

GalleryEdit

Russel L. Honoré (MG - US Northern Command)

MG

Russel L. Honoré (MG - US Northern Command2)

MG

Russel L. Honoré (LTG - First US Army)

LTG

Russel L. Honoré (LTG - First US Army2)

LTG

ReferencesEdit

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