General Shelton Portrain


Odyssey of an American Warrior

(with Ron Levinson and Malcolm McConnell).

The powerful unvarnished memoir of General Hugh Shelton, war hero, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during 9/11, and one of the leading military figures of our time.

Hardcover, paperback and audio editions are now available on all of the major online booksellers -- Amazon, Borders, Barnes and Noble -- as well as at your local bookstore.


General Shelton Speech


Leadership That Leaves a Legacy

In this motivational leadership talk, General Shelton brings you values-based leadership lessons from a 38-year military career, culminating in the highest-ranking position of his profession.

America's Challenge: Dealing with the Middle East, Terrorism, and an Uncertain Future

General Shelton discusses challenges to America's national security emanating from the Middle East, winning the war on terror, and dealing with the challenges that lie ahead.


General Shelton Leadership

General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center Mission Statement

To inspire, educate, and develop values-based leaders committed to personal integrity, professional ethics, and selfless service.

General Shelton is committed to developing values-based leadership skills to enhance corporate, government, education, non-profit and youth development organizations. The forum concentrates on four tracks: corporate; K-12 Education; Higher Education; and Community.


January 20

OP ED Washington Times

January 5

OP ED Los Angeles Times

January 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 6 pm

June 5

May 23

July 17

August 2

October 1

October 10

October 11

October 12

  • Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC, New York City)
  • Fox & Friends, Fox News Channel

  • Last Word w/Lawrence O’Donnell, MSNBC

  • ABC Radio Satellite

  • Alan Colmes Show, Fox News Radio

  • Steve Malzberg Show, national radio

  • Jim Bohannon Show, Westwood One Radio

October 13

  • America’s Morning News, Talk Radio Network

  • Michael Smerconish Show, national radio

  • Reader’s Digest Excerpt

  • Kilmeade & Company, Fox News Radio

October 14

  • Jerry Doyle Show, Talk Radio Network

  • Lou Dobbs Show, national radio

  • Rusty Humphries Show, Talk Radio Network

October 15

  • Regulator Books, Durham NC
  • October 17

    • Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh NC

    October 21

      Dennis Miller Radio 12:05pm-12:15pm EDT

    October 24

    • Ft. Hood TX (base event, final details tk)

    October 25

    • G. Gordon Liddy Radio Show 10:35a CT
    • Signing, AAFES, Dallas TX 11:00a-1:00p CT
    • Signing, Borders, Dallas TX 7:00pm CT

    October 27

    • Ft. Benning GA (base event, final details tk)

    November 1

    • Barnes & Noble, Framingham, MA 7:00pm

    November 9

    • Barnes & Noble, Edina, MN 7:00pm

    November 11

    • Barnes & Noble, Charlotte, NC 7:00pm

    November 12

    • Barnes & Noble, Fayetteville NC 7:00pm

    November 20

    • First Baptist Church, Morehead City, NC 1:00pm

    November 29

    • Ft. Bragg signing, 12:00pm

    December 1

      Ft. Benning signing, 12:00pm

    December 3

      CENTCOM signing, Tampa, 12:00pm

    December 6

    • Jon Stewart Show, Comedy Central, 11pm/10c

    December 6

      Charlie Rose Show, PBS



Barnes and Noble



General Shelton has appeared on a number of television and radio shows discussing his new autobiography, Without Hesitation: Odyssey of an American Warrior (with Ron Levinson and Malcolm McConnell - St. Martin's Press), along with the hot topics of the day.  

Click "News and Media" page to view clips.


jon stewart Daily show



ABC THIS WEEK with Christiane Amanpour DENNIS MILLER RADIO Hannity charlie rose show

ABC Radio Alan Colmes Leonard Lopate   Jim Bohannon Show

Americas Morning NewsFox and FriendsTalk of the Nation

Morning Joe (Joe Scarborough) Steve Malzberg Show Strategy Room MSNBC Steve MalzbergFox News

Lou Dobbs Radio

Lawrence O'Donnell's Last Word Kilmeade & Company

MSNBCFox News Radio

Premier Radio

North Carolina People with Bill Friday

Rusty Humphries