Brigadier General Nick Halley, U.S. Army Retired, is an internationally recognized expert on leadership, world affairs, and terrorism. He has appeared many times on WGN TV Chicago and on the national Fox News network as a military and terrorists expert. He has commanded over fifteen thousand soldiers in combat in Vietnam, Grenada, Desert Storm in Iraq, and Special Operations missions world-wide. He was the Commanding General of the Artillery and Rocket forces in Desert Storm.
General Halley had a variety of assignments to include numerous Special Operations assignments, nine years with the famous 82nd Airborne Division, Professor of Mathematics at West Point, and assignments to two U.S. Embassies – Japan and Korea.
He has been awarded two Silver Stars for bravery in combat, four Bronze Stars, two Legions of Merit, and two Purple Hearts for wounds in combat operations.
Since retirement from the Army, he has had a distinguished career at the Director/Vice President/General Manager level with several prestigious international firms including Motorola.
He is a graduate of West Point, the Army War College and has a Master’s degree in Nuclear Physics from the University of Virginia.
General Halley’s son graduated from West Point in 2015 and is currently an Airborne-Ranger Platoon Commander in America’s premier military organization – the 82nd Airborne Division. He is currently in Afghanistan
General Halley teaches college courses on Terrorism and World Affairs and is a renowned professional speaker with Corporations and organizations nationwide.
The General is the author of two best-selling books – Leadership Under Fire! And Terrorism-The Target Is You!. A limited number of these books are available in the Ship’s Book Store.
"Brigadier General Nick Halley has made a major and signifcant contribution to our viewers understanding of international terrorism and the Iraqi conflict and how those operations are a part of the overall US Strategy. His insights and knowledge are amazing."
"Your ability to bridge the gap between military and corporate leadership and take the best lessons learned and leadership principles from both is amazing. Your talk was very inspirational and motivated our leaders to "Take Action Now" to be better leaders in their organizations."
"Absolutely great! The most informed, interesting and insightful talk I have ever heard. Captivating presentation given with passion and inside information. Greatly exceeded expectations. It is clear why you were so successful in both your military and corporate careers."
"You definitely exceeded our expectations and kept us spellbound throughout your presentation! Most outstanding and inspirational talk of the year. Your leadership insights and inside information were a revelation. Rave reviews from all of our members."