During his Air Force career, General Theus attended the Statistical Control Officers School at Lowry Air Force Base, Colo. But before a formal handover to the Libyan authorities could take place, Qaddafi pushed his forces onto the base. During that assignment, General Theus also performed additional duty as chairman of the Inter-Service Task Force on Education in Race Relations, Office of the Secretary of Defense. In October 1957 General Theus was assigned to Headquarters Central Air Materiel Forces Europe, Chateauroux Air Base, France, as statistica1 services staff officer. He spent much of his military career developing and implementing administrative systems to improve the life of the average airman and soldier.
General Theus was assigned in August 1952 to the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Comptroller, Headquarters U. Upon his return to the United States in July 1967, General Theus was reassigned to Headquarters U. In December 1962 General Theus was assigned as base comptroller at Kingsley Field, Ore. For more than five months of this assignment, he also was acting deputy base commander of Cam Ranh Bay Air Base. Lucius Theus October 11, 1922 — October 15, 2007 was a in the. In February 1961 he was appointed chief of management analysis, Headquarters Spokane Air Defense Sector, Larson Air Force Base, Wash. In 1969 James was put in command of Wheelus Air Force Base outside of Tripoli.
And we wonder why kids grow up to pursue the hip-hop life of drugs, crime, and loserdom. Air Force—died only a few miles from where I live. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies. From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 59 babies born with the first name Theus in the United States. Theus or on the silver screen? The Major General Lucius Theus Auditorium at Patrick Air Force Base was dedicated in his honor in 1996.
I told him to move his hand away. He retired from the Air Force in 1979. He attended the Army Administration School at Atlanta University and served in a variety of cadet and basic training squadrons at Keesler Field in Mississippi. Board directors Denver Area council Boy Scouts American, 1975. Should I name the more simple career feilds in our country…which are being dominated by the illegal aliens? Advancing rapidly through the military ranks, he was a Training Officer with America's Tuskegee Airmen, was Base Commander at Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam and held several top administrative posts at the Pentagon.
The Air Force is way ahead of rank and file Americans as well as the other Armed Forces in racial equality. It included stops in Tuskegee, Germany, France, Greece, and Vietnam, and led him to command of the Air Force Accounting and Finance Center and an Assistant Directorship of the Defense Security Assistance Agency. Thurgood Marshall, then a young lawyer, represented the 100 black officers who had landed in jail as a result of the confrontation. Theus was the first African American support officer and the third overall to be appointed general in the U. The task force, chaired by Air Force Major General Lucius Theus, resulted in Department of Defense Directive 1322.
He retired from the Air Force in 1979. Theus was the first African American support officer and the third overall to be appointed general in the U. Programs such as direct deposit for military payrolls and better human relations are prime examples. When was the last time you heard an Ethiopian complaining about jobs and lack of opportunity? The men were soon released although one was later convicted of violent conduct and fined. On March 24, 1944, a fleet of P-51 Mustangs led by Colonel Benjamin O. Programs such as direct deposit for military payrolls and better human relations are prime examples. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal with an Oak Leaf Cluster, the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star.
General Theus was promoted to the grade of major general effective May 1, 1975, with date of rank July 1, 1972. The recommendations of the task force led to establishment of the Defense Race Relations Institute and the Department of Defense-wide education program in race relations. Will Denzel ever portray someone like Maj. Theus, a native of Madison County, Tenn. He was an honor graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces correspondence course in 1964 and in 1966 he graduated with distinction from the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. He will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Today our education and training programs in human relations, equal opportunity, equal employment opportunity, and diversity remain the foundation in the building of leadership. Background Theus, Lucius was born on October 11, 1922 in near Bells, Tennessee, United States. In this position, he is responsible for operation of the worldwide Air Force accounting and finance network. The Major General Lucius Theus Auditorium at Patrick Air Force Base was dedicated in his honor in 1996. Lucius Theus, Rest in Peace.
He spent much of his military career developing and implementing administrative systems to improve the life of the average airman and soldier. Lucius Theus, Governor at Opportunity Funding Corp. He retired a Major General in 1979. And Denzel Washington will not be bragging about helping get Theus a house the way he did for Lucas—who spent too short a time in prison, just 8 years. In January 1959 General Theus was assigned duty as chief of Management Services Office in the Eastern Air Logistics Office, Athens, Greece.