MG Victor Hugo
, Jr., Graduated from the United States Military Academy
, at West Point, and was commissioned a second lieutenant, Infantry on June 8 1954.He subsequently transferred to Artillery branch, and attended the Artillery & Missile Center & School at Fort Sill.
OK in 1962.Following that, General Hugo was assigned to the 1st Special Forces Group in Okinawa from 1962 through 1965.
During that period, he
spent much of his
time in Vietnam as an advisor to the South Vietnamese military. After his Special Forces tour, General Hugo was selected to be an inter-service exchange student at the Naval War College.
Upon successful completion of his
course at NWC
was assigned to duties with the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
.In 1968, then Lieutenant Colonel Hugo returned to Vietnam as the Battalion Commander of the 1st Battalion, 44th Artillery, followed by assignment to MACV in 1969-70. In addition to his Vietnam service, General Hugo served two tours in the Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army, where he was Director of Management from 1981 through 1983; was Commanding Officer of the 16th Air Defense Artillery Group; Commanding General of the 38th Air Defense Artillery Brigade in Korea; and Commanding General of the 32nd Army Air Defense Command in Germany.Now retired, he currently resides in McLean, Virginia, and is a consultant in defense management.