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Woods, Louis E. (1895-1971)


Photograph of Louis E. Woods

Marine Corps

Woods commanded 2 Marine Aircraft Wing from 11 June 1945 on.

Service record

1895-10-7

Born at Fredonia, New York
1917

Graduates from Syracuse University
1917-4-4
Second lieutenant     
Commissioned in the Marine Corps
1918-3

CL Pittsburgh
1921-10

Flight school
1922-6

Marine Air Station, Quantico
1924-7

Executive officer, Observation Squadron Two
1926-8

Aviation Section, Headquarters Marine Corps
1933-8

1 Marine Brigade, Observation Squadron 9M, Haiti
1934-8

Marine Corps Schools
1936

Chief, Aviation Section, Marine Corps Schools
1937-6

Executive officer, 2 Marine Aircraft Group
1938

Commander, 2 Marine Aircraft Group
1940-6

Naval War College
1941-5

Chief of staff, 1 Marine Aircraft Wing
1943-6

Director, Division of Aviation, Headquarters Marine Corps
1944-8-21
Major general
Commander, 4 Marine Aircraft Wing
1945-6-11

Commander, 2 Marine Aircraft Wing
1945-11

Commander, 1 Marine Aircraft Wing
1946-8

Commander, Marine Air West Coast
1947-9

Commander, 1 Marine Aircraft Wing
1951-7-1     

Retires
1971-10-20     

Dies at Washington, D.C.

References

Marine Corps History Division (accessed 2008-10-2)

Rottman (2002)



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