New York: St. Martin's Press, 2010. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xi, , 554,  pages. Inscribed by Shelton on the title page. Prologue. 23 Chapters. Afterword. , Glossary. Index. Henry Hugh Shelton (born 2 January 1942) is a former United States Army officer who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1997 to 2001. Shelton served two tours of duty in the Vietnam War with the 5th Special Forces Group, and with the 173rd Airborne Brigade, followed by a series of command and staff assignments. Following the Gulf War, Shelton commanded the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg in his home state of North Carolina. In 1993, he was given command of XVIII Airborne Corps. Shelton led the Joint Task Force responsible for Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti in 1994. In 1996, Shelton, a Special Forces soldier, was promoted to the rank of general and the position of Commander in Chief of United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM). He was the first Graduate of the U.S. Army Special Forces Program to command SOCOM. Upon the retirement of John M. Shalikashvili, Shelton was appointed Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on 1 October 1997. Shelton led the planning of the Kosovo War in 1999 during his time in office. Later he coined the phrase "Dover test", testing the support for a war based on the reaction of the people after seeing casualties returning at the Dover Air Force Base. Ronald Levinson is a producer, director, writer, and studio executive. He oversaw many successful series and movies. These productions garnered twenty-one Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Peabody Awards and over forty other awards.
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