A Broader Perspective: “There is More to the Army than an Infantry Battalion”

Frederick Benjamin "Ben" Hodges III
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LTG Ben Hodges, USMA ’80, is currently the Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe and the 7th Army. Over the course of his career, he has commanded Soldiers at all levels and served around the globe. In this interview, LTG Hodges addresses key lessons learned at the company-grade and field-grade levels, his experiences as a legislative liaison, and the challenges he faced while commanding a brigade in combat. He also discusses working with strategic partners, and the current refugee crisis in Europe.

VIDEO DETAILS

conflicts Afghanistan War Iraq War
topics War on Terror Civilians Military Techniques
interviewer David Siry
date 17 September 2015

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

name Frederick Benjamin "Ben" Hodges III
institution USMA
graduation year 1980
service Infantry
unit 3-187 Iron Rakkasans, and 1st Brigade 101st Airborne, EUCOM
service dates 1980
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