Powered by
Leonard Perroots, military intelligence director under Reagan, dies at 83
Feb 6, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

Leonard H. Perroots, an Air Force lieutenant general who directed the Defense Intelligence Agency from 1985 to 1988 and helped oversee efforts to locate Vietnam War servicemen who were still missing in action a decade after the conflict ended, died Jan. 29 at a hospital in Woodbridge, Va. He was 83.

The cause was complications from Parkinson's disease, said a son, Len Perroots Jr.

Gen. Perroots shaped Air Force intelligence-gathering efforts for three decades during the Cold War, inc

Sign up for unrestricted access to 200+ subscription services.
Already have an account? Click here to login.

RelSci News & Alerts gets you:

  • 5 free articles a month from top subscription outlets like the Financial Times, New York Times, and Washington Post
  • Competitive business intelligence through daily data updates
  • Custom feeds on target high-value individuals, companies, industries, and topics delivered straight to your inbox