DeWitt Smith

Lieutenant General DeWitt C. Smith Jr., was the longest-serving commandant of the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks. Smith served as war college commandant from 1974-77 and again from 1978-1980. He was also a student there in the 1960s. Major General David H. Huntoon Jr., current commandant of the war college, calls Smith an “outstanding military leader, educator, family man and patriot,” who served his country as a “courageous combat leader.”