Episode 4: Gen. Hugh Shelton: Chairman of the Chiefs
Season 2013 Episode 2004 | 56m 47s
The fourth and final episode of Biographical Conversations with General Hugh Shelton focuses on his tenure as Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff—a term that spanned four years and two presidents. Nominated to the position by President Bill Clinton in 1997. Within weeks he was advising the President and his cabinet on strategies to weaken the al-Qaeda network, led by Osama bid Laden.
Aired: 01/27/13Video has closed captioning.
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Gen. Shelton expresses his opinion on N. Vietnam rejecting President Johnson's peace offer
Gen. Shelton shares why his mother tried getting him to play a musical instrument.
Gen. Shelton expresses his excitement to spending his first Christmas with his family.
Gen. Shelton talks about his faith as he prepared for a life threatening assignment.
Gen. Shelton's faith played a major role in helping him endure major military challenges.
Gen. Shelton explains how his troop had to adjust without water on a five-day mission.
Gen. Shelton shares how he developed the strong courage to lead on the battlefields.
Gen. Shelton shares his motto to help all who face challenges in their life.
Talks about the many changes that happened in the military throughout his career.
Gen. Shelton talks about Iraqi Public Relations person made false reports.