Leadership Perspectives: Insights from General Charles Wald on America’s Response to 9/11
Originally posted September 2011.
As part of our commemoration of the tragic events of the terrorists’ attacks on our country, Tom Captain, vice chairman and U.S. Aerospace & Defense leader, Deloitte LLP and Global Aerospace & Defense leader, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, sat down with General Charles Wald, USAF retired, Director, Deloitte Services LP, and Leader of Deloitte's Department of Defense Practice, Federal Government Services, to remember our friends, colleagues, and family members impacted by this tragedy.
A retired four-star General, and former deputy commander for U.S. European Command, responsible for the Armed forces of the United States and 93 countries in the African and European continents, General Wald was among the top military leadership responsible for planning and executing Operation Enduring Freedom, our nation’s response to the attacks of 9/11.
Take a few minutes to watch General Wald’s story of Operation Enduring Freedom – and specifically the events that transpired in the days following September 11th leading up to and during the first days of the Afghanistan military conflict.