A native of Lakeland in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, Russel L.

Honore is a retired Lieutenant General that served as the 33rd commanding general in the U.S. First Army at Fort Gillem, Georgia. Lieutenant General Russel L. Honore was born in 1947 and was the youngest of twelve children. He considers himself African-American Creole which is a mixed of French, African American, Indian, and Spanish. In 1971, he has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Vocational Agriculture from Southern University and A&M College. He also holds a Master of Arts in Human Resources from Troy State University right along with an Honorary Doctorate in Public Administration from Southern University and A&M College. Along with his degrees, he received leadership development training from international civilian Center for Creative Leadership. General Honore¶s awards and medals are Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Army Distinguished Service Meal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (four Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (three Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (three Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal (two Bronze Service Stars), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal (one Bronze Service Star), Global War on Terror Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (4), and Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi & Kuwait). The badges that General Honore are Expert Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Joint Staff Identification Badge. General Russel L. Honore most recent accomplishment is being awarded the Key to the City Awarrd to

.New Orleans in Recognition of his Exemplary Military Service during the third anniversary of Katrina ceremonies.

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