Major General (Ret.) Hughes joined The Roosevelt Group in 2018 as a senior advisor. General Hughes brings 35 years’ leadership experience in the U.S Army, from platoon to Cadet Command. General Hughes’ military service includes his appointment as the Commanding General of Fort Knox, in Kentucky in addition to the United States Army Cadet Command. On top of that, he has served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army Pacific Command and is the founder and first Provost of the Army University.

Over the course of his career, General Hughes has served as the Executive Officer for the Secretary of the Army and the Army Senior Liaison to the U.S. House of Representatives. He commanded an Infantry Battalion from the 101st Airborne Division during the invasion of Iraq in 2003. Moreover, General Hughes assisted the creation of five major organizations within the Department of Defense and served as an investigator on the USS Cole Commission in 2000. After retiring from military service, General Hughes became the President and CEO of Northwest Consulting, LLC. General Hughes has a Master of Arts in Business Management and National Security Strategies and is the author of War on Two Fronts: an Infantry Commander’s War in Iraq and the Pentagon. He is also a 2008 recipient of the Army Historical Foundation’s Distinguished Writing Award for Excellence in U.S. Army History Writing.