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Scott Air Force Base in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Gen Laurence S. Kuter

(1905 - 1979)

— Airlift/Tanker Association Hall of Fame Inductee - 1990 —

 
 
Gen Laurence S. Kuter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, October 5, 2021
1. Gen Laurence S. Kuter Marker
Inscription.  Commanding the Atlantic Division of the Army Air Force Transport Command (ATC) in 1945, he over saw the consolidation of resources from several of ATC's wartime divisions into a new Atlantic division responsible for airlift service between the United States and Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. as the first commander, Military Air Transport Service (MATS), June 1948 to November 1951, he consolidated under MATS assets from ATC and the Naval Air Transport Service and he defined and interpreted the future airlift role for Department of Defense.
 
Erected 1990 by Airlift/Tanker Association Hall of Fame.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1948.
 
Location. 38° 32.414′ N, 89° 51.826′ W. Marker is in Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Memorial is on Main Street just east of Symington Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Heritage Dr, Scott Air Force Base IL 62225, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maj Gen Winston P "Wimpy" Wilson (here, next to this marker);
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General Ronald R Fogleman (here, next to this marker); MSGT Roy W. Hooe (here, next to this marker); Maj Gen Cyrus R. "C. R." Smith (here, next to this marker); Col Gail S. Halvorsen (here, next to this marker); General Thomas M. Ryan Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Gen Robert E. "Dutch" Huyser (a few steps from this marker); Colonel Joe M. Jackson (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scott Air Force Base.
 
Gen Laurence S. Kuter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, October 5, 2021
2. Gen Laurence S. Kuter Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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