Four-Star General Robert W. Cone Dies at 59
Manchester native Robert W. Cone, 59 -- a four-star general who held a command position during the Iraq War and headed Fort Hood in 2009 when a gunman killed 13 people -- has died, according to U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.
Shaheen issued a statement mourning his death. In March 2014, Cone retired as commander of U.S. Army's Training and Doctrine Command, which oversees training, recruitment and new equipment integration for the Army.
As commander of III Corps, Cone deployed to Iraq to serve as deputy commanding... more