Timothy J. Maude
LTG Timothy Joseph Maude was born on 18 November 1947 in Indianapolis. Maude enlisted in the U.S. Army on 21 March 1966. He received his commission as a Second Lieutenant upon completing Officer Candidate School in February 1967. After commissioning, he served one year in Vietnam and the rest of his career in CONUS., West Germany and Korea. Maude was the highest ranking U.S. military officer killed in the September 11 attacks and the most senior United States Army officer killed in action since the death of Lieutenant General Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. on June 18, 1945, in the Battle of Okinawa during World War II. Maude had been serving as the U.S. Army's G1/Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel and was at a meeting when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the west side of the Pentagon. His offices had just days before been moved to the most recently renovated section of the Pentagon.
His other assignment includes his first duty assignment was w/ the 199th Light Infantry Brigade, Republic of Vietnam. Personnel Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, Fort Harrison, Indiana; Commander, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, Adjutant General School, Fort Harrison, Indiana; Adjutant, National Guard Advisory Group Sixth, U.S. Army, Sacramento, California; Chief, Personnel and Administration, U.S. Army Postal Group, Europe, Heidelberg, Germany; Chief, Postal Operations, U.S. Army Postal Group, Europe, Heidelberg, Germany; Commander, Personnel Services Company, Headquarters, U.S. Army Europe, Heidelberg, Germany; Assistant Executive Officer, Office of the Deputy Chief Of Staff, Personnel, Headquarters, U.S. Army Europe, Heidelberg, Germany; Chief, Professional Development, U.S. Army Soldier Support Center, Fort Harrison, Indiana; Executive Officer, U.S. Army Soldier Support Center, Fort Harrison, Indiana; Director, Advanced Infantry Training Department, Fort Harrison, Indiana; Staff Officer, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Pentagon, Virginia; Assistant Executive Officer, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff Personnel, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Pentagon, Virginia; Chief of Staff, 8th U.S. Army Personnel Command, Yongsan, Korea; Adjutant General, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; Assistant Chief of Staff, G1, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; and Commander, 1st Battalion, Troop Brigade, U.S. Army Soldier Support Center, Fort Harrison, Indiana; and Commander, U.S. Army Enlisted Records and Evaluation Center, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel and Installation Management, Seventh U.S. Army, U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) and G1 of the Army/Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel.
LTG Maude is a graduate of Golden gate University (Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management), and Ball State University (Master’s Degree in Public Administration). His military schools attended include: the Army War College, the Army Command and General Staff College, Company Commanders Course, the Adjutant General Advance Course, and the Adjutant General Basic Course.
His awards and decorations include: Army Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart (Awarded Posthumously), Meritorious Service Medal with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, Vietnam Service Medal with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Valorous Unit Award, Army Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award, Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Vietnam Civil Actions Medal, Army Staff Identification Badge
Other Honors include:
• On 30 April 2002, the Lieutenant General Timothy J. Maude Center for Human Resources was dedicated in his honor at Campbell Barracks in Heidelberg, Germany, where he served from 1995 to 1998 as Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel and Installation Management. It was his last assignment before being stationed in Washington, DC.
• In 2010, The United States Army Human Resources Command named their new Center of Excellence after General Timothy J. Maude. The Center opened on 27 May 2010 at Fort Knox, KY.
• At the National 9/11 Memorial, Maude is memorialized at the South Pool, on Panel S-74.
• Prior to his death he was inducted into the OCS Hall of Fame
• He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA.