Part 2 Timeline: 1967-1969

General Hugh Shelton
Part 2 Timeline: 1967-1969

March 1967: Lt. Shelton is promoted to Captain.

January 1968: Captain Shelton completes his first Vietnam tour.

January-December 1968: Captain Shelton commands company at Fort Jackson’s 3rd Advanced Individual (AIT) Brigade, Columbia, South Carolina.

December 28, 1968: Captain Shelton’s second Vietnam tour begins.

August 5, 1969: The Sheltons’ second son, Jeffrey Michael Shelton, is born.

December 25, 1969: Captain Shelton arrives back in North Carolina after completing his second, and final, Vietnam tour of duty.