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Russel L. Honoré

Retired Lieutenant General In the United States Army
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Born 1947

Russel L. Honoré is a retired Lieutenant General who served as the 33rd commanding general of the U.S. First Army at Fort Gillem, Georgia. He is best known for serving as commander of Joint Task Force Katrina responsible for coordinating military relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina-affected areas across the Gulf Coast and as the 2nd Infantry Division Commander while stationed in Korea. He served until his retirement from the Army on January 11, 2008.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1947 Birth Born in 1947.

TWENTIES

1971 24 Years Old A native of Lakeland in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, and youngest of 12 children, Honoré earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Vocational Agriculture from Southern University and A&M College in 1971. … Read More

FIFTIES

2004 57 Years Old Prior to his appointment on July 15, 2004 as Commander, First United States Army, Honoré served in a variety of command and staff positions in South Korea and Germany. … Read More
On August 31, 2005, Honoré was designated commander of Joint Task Force Katrina responsible for coordinating military relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina-affected areas across the Gulf Coast. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2008 61 Years Old …  He served until his retirement from the Army on January 11, 2008. … Read More
2009 62 Years Old In late August 2009, there were reports that Honoré would run for U.S. Senate in 2010 in his native Louisiana as a Republican against incumbent Republican Senator David Vitter. … Read More
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