Gen. Wesley Clark, 1999 News

54, NATO's supreme commander, organized the 19-nation force in the 11-week air war against Yugoslavia in the spring and was instrumental in forging a peace agreement with Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic. In July, the Clinton administration announced that Clark would be removed from office three months early so that Joseph Ralston, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, could assume the position.

1999 People in the News