Brigadier General August R. "Gus" Pede

Brigadier General August R. "Gus" Pede (HM26XO)

Location: Erie, PA 16501 Erie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 7.673', W 80° 5.227'

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In memory of
Brigadier General August R. "Gus" Pede
United States Army (Retired)

Commissioned a lieutenant of infantry from Gannon's ROTC program upon graduation in 1955, August R. Pede became the first Gannon alumnus to attain the rank of brigadier general. His distinguished army career spanned nearly 30 years and included service in Vietnam, Germany, and Washington, D.C. During the last decade of his career, he was recognized as the Army's foremost expert in management information and computer systems.

General Pede retired in December 1984 after serving as Commanding General of the United States Army Computer Systems Command. His many awards included the distinguished Service Medal, our nation's highest peacetime military award, the Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, and Parachutist Badge.

This memorial is dedicated is honor by his family
October 1999
HM NumberHM26XO
Year Placed1999
Placed ByThe Family of Brigadier General August R. "Gus" Pede
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 575451 N 4664378
Decimal Degrees42.12788333, -80.08711667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 7.673', W 80° 5.227'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 7' 40.38" N, 80° 5' 13.62" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 138 W 7th St, Erie PA 16501, US
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