Lieutenant General Theodore G. Stroup, Jr. most recently served as the Association of the United States Army’s Vice President, Education and as Executive Director of AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare. Prior to his retirement from active service, General Stroup was serving as the Army’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel. As a combat engineer, General Stroup has commanded at all levels. He has extensive overseas service as a sapper in Korea, Vietnam and Germany. His U.S. Army Corps of Engineers experience has been in both civil works/water resources and military construction. His critical staff billets have been in strategic resource planning and personnel operations for policy development/implementation in senior Army headquarters and the Army Staff, Pentagon.
General Stroup was commissioned through the U.S. Military Academy (1962) and later taught military science and engineering there.
General Stroup holds a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master’s in Finance and Economics from the American University. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Armed Forces Staff College and U.S. Army War College.
General Stroup’s additional community and volunteer activities include: Chairman of the Board, USMA Association of Graduates; President, Class of 1962 USMA; Director, Army Historical Foundation; Director, Army Engineer Regimental Association; Fellow, Society of American Military Engineers; Member, Personnel–Technology Committee, National Research Council of National Academy of Science; Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; Fellow, Inter University Seminar of Society and Armed Forces; Board Member, Helping Our Heroes Foundation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center; and Board member, LTG Timothy J. Maude Memorial Foundation.