Lewis C. Eason

Lieutenant Lewis C. Eason, 2nd Platoon, 51st Company Infantry OCS, Fort Benning, Georgia.Rank: Captain (Ret)    

Number of Years of Service: 21 (4 yrs USAF, 17 Army)

Branch: Infantry

Deceased: August 27, 2020. Interred at Tallahassee National Memorial Cemetery.

Wife’s Name: Patricia; Children 3 (hers); Grandchildren: 4

City and State: Fernandina Beach, Florida

Awards: Arcom (3), Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal

Civilian/Military Schools & Degrees: BS, Industrial Arts, University of Tampa, 1972, Commercial Pilot, Multi-engine, Inst, Certified Flight Instructor, FAA Certified Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic

Summary of Assignments: Pltn. Ldr/Bn., S-4 2/30th Inf, 3d ID, Schweinfurt, Germany Propaganda Dev Officer, 4th PsyOp Grp, RVN, CO, B/ 2dBn, 5th AIT Bde, Fort Polk, Louisiana; USAREUR Liaison Officer to 1st Canadian Air Group, Baden Soelingen, Germany. S-1, 2/87th Inf, 8th ID, Mainz Germany. S-2, 8th ID Support Command, Bad Kreuznach, Germany. Training Officer, Directorate of Plans and Training, US Army Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia; CO, Provisional Support Det., Camp Shelby, Mississippi, CO, Fort Benning Marksmanship Det., Fort Benning, Georgia.

Jobs/Profession following military: Training Manager, Boeing Services International, Cocoa Beach, Florida; Advisor to Security Manager, Saudi Services and Operating Company, Dharan, Saudi Arabia; Commercial Pilot (charter and corporate); Aircraft Sales Associate, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Government Contracts Manager, (jet engine overhaul) Aerothrust Corporation, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Manager New Business Developement, United Airlines Services Corp., Silverdale, Washington;  Director, Transportation Maintenance and Operations, United Airlines Services Corp., Kingsbay Naval Submarine Base, Georgia; Corporate and charter pilot, Fernandina Beach, Florida; Risk Manager, Nassau County Board of County Commissioners, Fernandina Beach, Florida; Risk Manager, Steuben County, Bath, New York. Quietly Retired

Current hobbies/interests: Listening to the grass grow, watching airplanes pass me by, consumption of good wine, bird watching on the beach.





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