General Hughey served 35 years as a Marine Officer. His entire career was devoted to the art and science of Logistics. He retired in 2005 as the Deputy Commander, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Illinois. His previous commands include: Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces Japan, Yokota AFB, Japan, Commanding General, Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, Okinawa, Japan, Commanding General, Third Force Service Support Group, Okinawa, Japan, Commanding Officer, Brigade Service Support Group – 1, Kaneohe, Hawaii, and Commanding Officer, Marine Amphibious Unit Service Support Group – 11, “somewhere in the Pacific”. His greatest accomplishment was marrying his wife Heidi and his greatest pride is his daughters Shannon and Robyn.