Episode 3: Gen. Hugh Shelton: General in Command
Season 2013 Episode 2003 | 56m 50s
Episode 3 of Biographical Conversations with General Hugh Shelton discusses the military leader’s rise in the ranks. Beginning with a 1972 move to Alabama so the then-Major could attend the Air Command Staff College at Maxwell Air Force, to North Carolina, in 1991, to command the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg.
Aired: 01/20/13Video has closed captioning.
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Shares his experience with battling a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed
Shares his thoughts on the relationship that Secretary Rumsfeld had with General Franks
Gen. Shelton shares his comments made to Secretary Powell after Powell's speech to the UN
Gen. Shelton compares President Bush's & Clinton's outlook on men and women in uniform.
Talks about President Bush believing that Saddam Hussein having uranium in his control.
Talks about on how men and women in the military handled the war in Afghanistan.
Gen. Shelton shares his greatest challenge during his long and successful military career.
Gen. Shelton talks about what led to establishing the Gen. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center.
Gen. Shelton talks about the Hugh and Carolyn Shelton Military Neurotrauma Foundation
Gen. Shelton defines Military Neurotrauma and how soldiers are affected by the illness.
Biographical Conversations with... is an ongoing original production of UNC-TV and is funded by a generous grant from the A.J. Fletcher Foundation.