"I recall with great clarity the occasions I met him. He had that effect on people," Gen. Ham said in a statement. "He was wise, caring, unselfish — one of the Army's great leaders. I will miss him. We all miss him."
"For the health and safety of all of our members and the participants in Global Force, canceling next week's event is, regrettably, the right decision," said retired Army Gen. Carter Ham, president of the association.