Death of Claude Lemieux
It is with great sadness that we learn of the death on May 23, 2021, of the Aerial corps General Claude LEMIEUX, honorary member of the Academy.
Trained at the École de l’Air (1955), he was an AFN military transport pilot from 1958 to 1961. Chief pilot ET2/62 in Reims. He was part of the Franco-German brand team “Transall” in Mont de Marsan. He was also chief of staff and then second in command of COTAM, deputy chief of logistics staff of the French Air Force, lieutenant general commanding TAM 88/92 and president of GAMA (1995/2000). He was a Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour and Commander of the National Order of Merit.
Claude Lemieux brought all his experience to the Academy with section 3 but also as vice president from 2000 to 2003 and co-president of the Defense Commission from 2002 to 2006.. A tribute will be paid to him at a future session.