As commander of Africa Command, he led Operation Odyssey Dawn, the initial U. Prior to that, he served as Director for Operations (J-3) at the Joint Staff from August 2007 to August 2008 and the Commanding General, U. 1st Infantry Division from August 2006 to August 2007, and was the commander of Operation Able Sentry in Macedonia in the mid-1990s, during the Yugoslav wars. He received the rank of Eagle Scout as a youth in 1965 and was bestowed the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award in 2012 from the Boy Scouts of America. He was commissioned, as an infantry officer, as a Distinguished Military Graduate in 1976. Ham's early assignments included service at Fort Knox, Kentucky and tours of duty in Italy and Germany.
“Hamm has been working hard, joining the rest of the cast and creator Matt Weiner for a slew of engagements and photo ops in New York for the past week, including screenings at Museum of Modern Art and The Film Society of Lincoln Center, an interview on NBC’s asserts that perhaps the role of Don Draper was too demanding on Hamm.“It also raises the question about the toll of playing an anti-hero.He later sought treatment for his condition and publicly encouraged other soldiers to do the same.Returning from Iraq, Ham served as the Deputy Director for Regional Operations, J-3, on The Joint Staff.Ham was subsequently assigned as the Deputy Commanding General for Training and Readiness, I Corps at Fort Lewis, Wash. In January 2004, he assumed command of Multinational Brigade (Task Force Olympia) – North in Mosul, Iraq serving there until February 2005.
During his time in Iraq, Ham suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, which was caused by his attending the aftermath of a deadly suicide bombing at a mess hall.
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Ham was in overall command of military forces when the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks were launched on the American consulate and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya.
Congressman Trey Gowdy who led the Congressional investigation into the attacks stated that Carter Ham acknowledges that he altered President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's order to deploy to Benghazi to rescue American personnel, and redirected the deployment to Tripoli, Libya instead.
Ham was born on February 16, 1952 in Portland, Oregon, and attended Charles F. He later received his master's degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island as well as graduating from several military schools including the Infantry Officer Basic Course, the Armor Officer Advanced Course, the College of Naval Command and Staff of the U. After graduating from the Armor Officers Advanced Course, he was a Recruiting Area Commander in Lima, Ohio.