Catherine S. Lutz

 

 

Age: 58

 

Summary: pioneering Air National Guard commander who was the first female general in the history of the Mississippi National Guard when she was promoted to commander of the Mississippi Air National Guard in December 2011 after more than 30 years of military service becoming the first woman to hold such a high position within the state guard.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: August 11, 1955

 

Died: January 16, 2014

 

Location: Flora, Mississippi