May 30, 2021

Moments in Leadership - Craig Nixon, BGEN, USA

Moments in Leadership - Craig Nixon, BGEN, USA

Retired US Army Brigadier General Craig Nixon discusses the leadership lessons he learned over a 29-year career through combat deployments during Operation Just Cause in December of 1989 where he participated in the airborne invasion of Panama as a Ranger


Retired US Army Brigadier General Craig Nixon discusses the leadership lessons he learned over a 29-year career through combat deployments during Operation Just Cause in December of 1989 where he participated in the airborne invasion of Panama as a Ranger, during the Battle of Mogadishu on October 3rd, 1993 (also popularly known as Black Hawk Down) as a member of Task Force Ranger where he led the rescue effort to secure the crash site of Super 64 piloted by CWO3 Raymond Frank and CWO3 Michael Durant and where Master Sergeant Gary Gordon and Sergeant First Class Randy Shughart were posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, and numerous deployments to OIF and OEF as the Director of JSOC, the Commander of the 75th Ranger Regiment, the Director of Operations for USSOCOM, and the Deputy Commanding General of the 25th Infantry Division.