3-Star General Calls Mormons "Absolutely Phenomenal"

by | Nov. 12, 2014

News from Utah

In 2005, Lt. Gen. Russel Honore’ was faced with leading the military rescue effort in the devastating wake of Hurricane Katrina, a fierce storm that hit near New Orleans and took the lives of more than 1,800 people and caught thousands unprepared.

Last month, the former three-star general, who was once dubbed the “Category 5 General” and the “John Wayne Dude,” saw firsthand how an organization prepares so it can be ready when such disasters strike. Lonny and Susan Gleed, missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gave him a tour of the LDS Bishops’ Central Storehouse, Welfare Square and Temple Square. Honore´, who now spends much of his time teaching organizations and people how to be prepared, called what he saw “absolutely phenomenal.”

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