Howard A. Louderback

LOUDERBACK,HOWARD
Howard A. Louderback

Howard A. Louderback

Lieutenant General Howard A. Louderback was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 16 July 1943. His first duty assignment was as Infantry Platoon Leader, Infantry Replacement Training Center, Camp Wheeler, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company Commander, I Company, 39th Infantry, 9th Division; Student, Command And General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Battalion S1, 2d Battalion, 309th Regiment, 78th Division USAR; Battalion S4, 309th Regiment, 78th Division USAR; Battalion Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 309th Regiment, 78th Division; Regimental S3, 309th Regiment, 78th Division USAR; Battalion Commander, 3rd Battalion, 309th Regiment, 78th Division; Division G3, 78th Division Headquarters; Regimental Commander, 309th Regiment, 78th Division; Brigade Commander, 1st Brigade, 78th Division; Assistant Division Commander, 78th Division Headquarters; Division Commander, 78th Division Headquarters. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Belgian Croix De Guerre.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1978

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00874