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Hugh Shelton

Recipient of the Purple Heart medal


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Henry Hugh Shelton is a former United States Army officer who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1997 to 2001.Early life, family and education Shelton was born in Tarboro, North Carolina. Shelton attended North Carolina State University, and was a member of Pershing Rifles. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in textile engineering while earning his Army commission through Reserve Officers' Training Corps training. Shelton's further education includes a Master of Science degree in political science from Auburn University at Montgomery in 1973 as well as studies at the Air Command and Staff College and the National War College. Shelton married Carolyn L. Johnson in 1963; the pair have three sons together.

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North Carolina State University

Public research university in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Auburn University

Public university in Auburn, Alabama, United States