Retired general's life remembered, honored
March 2, 2010
By Staff Report
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Retired Lt. Gen. Larry J. Dodgen, a former commanding general of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, died of an apparent heart attack while playing tennis Feb. 20. He was 60. Dodgen retired from the Army in January 2007 after more than 34 years service. After retiring from the Army, Dodgen went to work for Northrop Grumman in Huntsville, Ala.
A memorial service took place Feb. 25 at the Bicentennial Chapel on Redstone Arsenal, Ala.
Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery following a service at the Old Post Chapel at Fort Myer, Va., March 11 at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes to have donations made to the American Heart Association.