Speakers

Colonel Steven J. Anderson is Commander, 318th Cyberspace Operations Group, 688th Cyberspace Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. In this capacity, he leads more than 800 professionals across seven total force squadrons and two detachments in the conduct of cyber warfare and Information Operations training, testing, tactics development, exercise planning, and cyberspace protection for Air Force and joint warfighters. Prior to this assignment, he served as Division Chief, Cyberspace Strategy and Policy, Office of the Chief, Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Pentagon, Washington D.C.

Colonel Anderson enlisted in the Air Force in 1993 and served as a ground radio maintenance technician while completing his undergraduate degree in management, computer information systems. He was commissioned in April 1999 as a distinguished graduate and Col Dick Scobe Leadership award recipient from Officer Training School. He immediately attended Basic Communications & Information Officer Training (BCOT) at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Colonel Anderson has served in various organizations and leadership positions at the squadron, group, wing, numbered air force, agency, Air Staff, Joint, and Office of the Secretary of Defense. He is a graduated squadron commander. read more...

COL Beavers is the leader for the sustainment strategy and efforts for the D2D. COL Beavers joined the DAD IO/J-6 after serving as the Army Medicine CIO/G6 from February 2015 until July 2017. Prior to this assignment COL Beavers served as the Information Technology Strategic Sourcing Analyst, Component Acquisition Executive for the Defense Health Agency, in Arlington, Virginia. read more...

Lt. Gen. Bill Bender is the Chief, Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. General Bender leads three directorates and supports 54,000 cyber operations and support personnel across the globe with a portfolio valued at $17 billion. He has overall responsibility of the Air Force’s Information Technology portfolio as the senior authority for Information Technology investment strategy, networks and network-centric policies, communications, information resources management, information assurance, and related matters for the Department of the Air Force. As Chief Information Officer, General Bender provides oversight of portfolio management, delivers enterprise architecture, and enforces freedom of information act and privacy act laws. He integrates Air Force warfighting and mission support capabilities by networking air, space, and terrestrial assets. Additionally, he shapes doctrine, strategy, and policy for all cyberspace operations and support activities. read more...

Commissioned in June 1979, Vice Adm. Raquel Bono obtained her baccalaureate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and attended medical school at Texas Tech University. She completed a surgical internship and a General Surgery residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, and a Trauma and Critical Care fellowship at the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk.

Shortly after training, Bono saw duty in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm as head, Casualty Receiving, Fleet Hospital 5 in Saudi Arabia from August 1990 to March 1991. Upon returning, she was stationed at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth as a surgeon in the General Surgery department; surgical intensivist in the Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Unit and attending surgeon at the Burn Trauma Unit at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. read more...

Barclay P. Butler, Ph.D., MBA, serves as the J4, Component Acquisition Executive (CAE), and the Head of Contracting Actions (HCA), for the Defense Health Agency (DHA) as a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES). As the J4, Dr. Butler is responsible for oversight and approval of all acquisition matters for the DHA, including those undertaken by the Program Executive Officers, as well as the Agency’s directorates and offices. Prior to this he was the Director of Healthcare Technology Integration for the DHA, and served as the Acting Chief for Infrastructure and Operations (I&O), Health IT Directorate, DHA. As a health technology integrator, he was responsible for progress towards a fully interoperable healthcare record for the DoD through coordination efforts with Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), other federal agencies, private sector health delivery organizations, and Standards Development Organizations (SDOs). In support of Infrastructure and Operations, Dr. Butler was responsible for designing, deploying, securing, operating, and maintaining the IT environment supporting all healthcare operations in the DHA. In his prior roles, Dr. Butler served as the Director for the Interagency Program Office developing the interoperable medical record for the Department of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA). read more...

Colonel Allan Abel Carreiro is the Senior Materiel Leader (SML) of the Cryptologic and Cyber Systems Division which falls under the Program Executive Officer (PEO), Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks (C3I&N) Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command. He leads a team of 1,204 military, civil service, and contract support personnel, acquiring and providing depot support for $3 billion in worldwide assets, with an acquisition and sustainment budget of $4.5 billion (FYDP) for the Department of Defense and national space systems. As the SML, Colonel Carreiro directs cryptologic and information assurance products’ lifecycle management of national and international communications security and signal intelligence systems with operations located at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland TX. read more...

Dan Carroll leads cybersecurity practice development with a focus on interpreting the value of Dell EMC products and solutions to help U.S. Federal customer meet the diverse requirements of implementing affective cybersecurity frameworks. He works with Federal customers and the cybersecurity community to gather the ever expanding requirements that shape Dell EMC product and solution development.

Prior to Dell EMC, Dan Carroll has had an expansive career working with a Dell EMC competitor as the head service contract negotiator for enterprise service agreements with fortune 500 companies globally. This included both U.S. Federal, and commercial companies leading the banking, telecommunications, service provider, and energy spaces.

Dan Carroll also served in the United States Marine Corps, working in Quantico VA. He participated in development and implementation of the initial Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI). NMCI was established as a leading edge interoperable command and control network that provided the IT platform necessary for transitioning to a net-centric environment required for the future of warfighting.

Lt Gen USAF (Ret) Bill Donahue is on the Board of Directors for Eutelsat America Corp. and Roundarch-Isobar Inc. He is also an advisor to Carahsoft and VMware and several small, start-up, and early stage companies in the information technology product and services market. He remains focused on companies and technologies that use the power of information to deliver mission success and improved citizen services. He retired from the US Air Force in May 2000. He was the Director of Communications and Information at Air Force Headquarters and Commander of the Air Force Communications and Information Center in Washington, DC. During his 33 year Air Force career he served in a variety of communications, information, command and control positions at every level in the Air Force. He has experience in the full range of Federal information technology, telecommunications, cyber security, and space-based systems. Mr. Donahue has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Bellarmine University and a master's degree in Logistics Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He is also a graduate of the National War College, the executive development program of the University of California, Berkeley, and the national security program of Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is also the past President of the Air Force Command, Control, Communications, and Computer Association (AFC4A).

Brian oversees the HPE Pointnext services organization in Canada and the U.S. Public Sector. The Canadian market includes both commercial and public sector customers, and the U.S. Public Sector market includes Federal, State and local government. Brian’s team ensures customers’ mission and business goals are achieved by providing them access to HPE Pointnext support and consulting expertise. Support services include proactive support services that optimize the availability and stability of IT environments, as well as flexible capacity solutions so customers may acquire and utilize IT on a consumption basis. Consulting services help customers optimize their mix of on-premise IT, private cloud and public cloud, while providing specialized advice on facilities, big data and mobility. Brian’s team’s mission is to deliver value at customer and partner locations across North America. read more...

Mr. Gardiner is the Federal Account Chief Technologist, assigned to the Department of Defense, Healthcare and related agencies where he applies his strategic leadership, communication and decision-making expertise to grow the company’s customer base, and introduce HPE to a broader set of industry and DoD clients. Working directly with DoD Account Managers, partners and customers, Mr. Gardiner initiates, plans and executes activities to deliver products, services and solutions to satisfy company- and customer-specified requirements.

Prior to joining Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Mr. Gardiner was the Senior DoD Program and Business Development Manager for NJVC and prior to joining NJVC, Mr. Gardiner spent 26 years with the U.S. Air Force (USAF), achieving the rank of Colonel. Most recently, he was Director, Communications and Information, with Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) at Hurlburt Field, FL, where he managed more than 800 IT professionals, established a consolidated communications command center to ensure mission-critical AFSOC IT services worldwide. read more...

Colonel Glen M. Genove is the Deputy Director of Air and Cyberspace Operations, Chief Information Officer, and Director of Cyberspace Forces, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), Joint Base Pearl Harbor – Hickam, Hawaii. He is responsible for ensuring PACAF provides ready air, space and cyberspace power to promote United States’ interests in the Asia Pacific region during peacetime, crisis and war. In this capacity, Colonel Genove leads the Warfighting Headquarters staff providing cyberspace operations, combat communications, and Command and Control support to the Commander of PACAF, combatant commanders and assigned forces. Furthermore, he directs integrated cyber capabilities across the full range of military operations and oversees cyber operations and sustainment at three Numbered Air Forces and 10 wings. Colonel Genove also oversees air postal mail operations supporting 325,000 joint personnel. Additionally, he manages a $2.5B C4 portfolio and is the functional leader for over 3,500 cyber personnel.

Colonel Genove was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, and entered the U.S. Air Force in 1993 after graduating with Distinction from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was also an Air Force ROTC Distinguished Graduate. read more...

Mr. Steve Grobman is senior vice president and chief technology officer (CTO) at McAfee. In this role, he sets the technical strategy and direction to create technologies that protect smart, connected computing devices and infrastructure worldwide. He drives McAfee innovation and leads thousands of technical experts across McAfee Labs, Research & Development, Threat Research, and McAfee’s internal security organization. Together, these teams deliver robust and sophisticated cybersecurity solutions that protect corporate and consumer assets. read more...

Brigadier General Neil S. Hersey was commissioned as a military intelligence officer, and is a Distinguished Military Graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. General Hersey’s first duty assignment was with the 7th Infantry Division (Light) at Fort Ord, California, where he served as an Infantry Brigade Intelligence Officer, Low Level Voice Intercept Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Battalion Operations Officer, and as a Cavalry Squadron S2. He transitioned to Army Aviation, graduating from both the Rotary-Wing and Fixed-Wing qualification courses.

General Hersey served in the 1st Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Exploitation) in Wiesbaden, Germany, where he was as a Mission Operations Officer, Battalion S1, and commanded Alpha and Bravo Companies. He served a consecutive overseas tour as the Intelligence Chief for the U.S. Army Europe Battlefield Coordination Detachment. read more...

Colonel William R. Hill II is Director, Strategy, Plans and Engagements, 24th Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland, Texas. In this capacity, he leads a directorate of 32 personnel developing strategies and plans for defensive and offensive cyber operations for the Air Force’s Component-Numbered Air Force (AFCYBER) and the Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber (JFHQ-C). He is the primary staff advisor to the commander JFHQ-C for deliberate planning and capability requirements for full-spectrum cyber operations. He supports cross-functional synchronization with USCYBERCOM, Combatant Commands, MAJCOMs, NAFs, Air Staff, other Services and DoD Agencies. He leads a coordinated effort across 24 Air Force staff, subordinate units, and JFHQ-Cs in support of AF and Combatant Commanders' priorities. read more...

Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Will is a proud product of the Texas public school system. He attended John Marshall High School and Texas A&M University, where he majored in Computer Science and served as Student Body President.

After college, Will served as an undercover officer in the CIA in the Middle East and South Asia for nearly a decade, collecting intelligence that influenced the National Security agenda. Upon leaving the CIA, he became a Senior Advisor with a cybersecurity firm, covering a wide range of complex challenges faced by manufacturers, financial institutions, retailers, and critical infrastructure owners. He was also a partner with a strategic advisory firm helping businesses expand into international markets. read more...


William Leigher - Director of DoD Cyber Warfare Programs

Retired RADM William (Bill) Leigher is the director of DoD Cyber Warfare Programs for Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS). Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

IIS is a global leader in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; advanced cyber solutions; weather and environmental solutions and information-based solutions. It provides training, logistics, engineering, product and operational services and solutions for special missions, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counterproliferation, counterterrorism and cyber markets. Key customers include the U.S. and international governments across multiple departments and agencies, as well as commercial enterprises. read more...

Brig. Gen. Laura L. Lenderman, is Commander, 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, which unifies 11 geographically distinct locations including JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, JBSA-Lackland, JBSA-Randolph and JBSA-Camp Bullis. The 8,000-person 502nd ABW executes 49 installation support functions to enable the largest Joint Base in the Department of Defense consisting of 266 Mission Partners, 80,000 full-time personnel and a local community of more than 250,000 retirees. The 502nd ABW also manages and provides oversight for major projects, facilities and infrastructure worth $37 billion.

Prior to assuming her current position, General Lenderman served as Deputy Director (Military), Strategic Plans, Policy, and Logistics, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. read more...

Professor of Theater Planning and Director, Joint Warfighting Advanced Studies Program, US Army War College. A native of Philadelphia, PA, Professor Lord rejoined the faculty of the US Army War College in June 2012 and teaches in the Department of Military Strategy, Planning, and Operations. From 2010 to 2012 he was a member of the Joint IED Defeat Organization’s J-5 Policy, Strategy, and Plans Branch where he developed strategy and supporting plans for the National Security Staff, the Department of Defense, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. read more...

William E. Marion II is Acting Chief, Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Mr. Marion assists in leading three directorates and supports 54,000 cyber operations and support personnel across the globe with a portfolio valued at $17 billion. He provides oversight of the Air Force’s Information Technology portfolio including the Information Technology investment strategy, networks and network-centric policies, communications, information resources management, information assurance, and related matters for the Department of the Air Force. As Deputy Chief Information Officer, Mr. Marion provides oversight of portfolio management, delivers enterprise architecture, and enforces freedom of information act and privacy act laws. He integrates Air Force warfighting and mission support capabilities by networking air, space, and terrestrial assets. Additionally, he shapes doctrine, strategy, and policy for all cyberspace operations and support activities. read more...

Ms. Essye B. Miller is a career member of the Senior Executive Service, and currently serves as the Principal Deputy, Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO). In this capacity, Ms. Miller assists the DoD CIO as the primary advisor to the Secretary of Defense for Information Management / Information Technology (IT) and Information Assurance, as well as non-intelligence space systems; critical satellite communications, navigation, and timing programs; spectrum; and telecommunications. read more...

Colonel Jerry Narum is the Director, Cyberspace and Technology and Chief Information Officer, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. He is responsible for the command’s operational policy, strategic guidance, planning and programming, configuration management, and resource policy for communications, computer, and information management systems. Col. Narum directly supports the command headquarters, Air Reserve Personnel Center, and more than 684 Reserve units consisting of approximately 70,000 personnel.

Colonel Narum was commissioned into the Air Force as a distinguished graduate of the North Dakota State University Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. He has extensive joint, staff, and tactical experience. He has been assigned to key staff positions at the Space Warfare Center, Air Mobility Command, Air Staff, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, and the Joint Staff. Highlights of his career include providing tactical engineering support for over 45 real-world contingencies and exercises, administering the Chief Information Officer responsibilities in resource programming and analysis, and leading the communications support for a joint task force. Additionally, Colonel Narum commanded the Joint Communications Support Element’s Support Squadron and the 45th Space Communications Squadron in operating and maintaining communications systems supporting Eastern Range space launch operations. read more...

Ron Nirenberg is the mayor of San Antonio, the fastest growing city with the 7th largest population in the United States.

He was raised in Austin, Texas, and attended college in San Antonio. Nirenberg is the son of an immigrant from Southeast Asia and the grandson of immigrants from Eastern Europe who passed through Ellis Island. Through his personal experiences, Mayor Nirenberg developed a core commitment to civic participation and the universal values of liberty, justice, and equal opportunity for every person. read more...

Previously the Materiel Leader for the Base Infrastructure Branch, Lieutenant Colonel Bradley C. Panton is currently the Program Manager for the Enterprise IT as a Service program executed out of Hanscom Air Force Base. His portfolio included the Base Information Transport Infrastructure program, the Computer Security and Control System weapon system, and the Theater Deployable Communications program. He is responsible for maintaining program budget and schedule while ensuring critical cyber capabilities are delivered to the Air Force and the warfighter.

Lieutenant Colonel Bradley C. Panton entered the Air Force after graduating from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1999. Upon graduation, Lt Col Panton was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Research. Shortly after graduation, Lt Col Panton was selected for the Operational Space and Missile Tour program where he served as a missileer at F.E. Warren AFB. read more...

Ms. Lynne M. Patrick is the Technology Office Director, Twenty-fourth Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Texas. Ms. Patrick is responsible to the commander for the Air Force’s Component Numbered Air Force providing Air Force Component and Combatant Commanders with technology and innovative tools and capabilities to ready cyber forces to plan and conduct cyberspace operations. Twenty-fourth Air Force and AFCYBER personnel build, extend, operate, secure and defend the Air Force portion of the Department of Defense global network. Joint Force Headquarters–Cyber personnel perform operational planning as part of coordinated efforts to support Air Force Component and Combatant Commanders and, upon the approval of the President and/or the Secretary of Defense, the execution of offensive cyberspace operations. As the Technology Office Director, Ms. Patrick assists the commander and vice commander identifying relevant and key emerging technologies to better adapt cyberspace operations, and inform partners on effective technologies the community needs to pursue in an ever-changing and dynamic environment. read more...

Colonel Chad D. Raduege is the Director of Communications, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. He is responsible for cyberspace and communications policy, resource advocacy and program management supporting ACC's mission of providing combat ready forces to deliver dominant combat airpower in support of national security strategy implementation. His team provides critical cyberspace and communications support for the command's 34 wings, 1,300 aircraft, 19 bases and 70 worldwide operating locations with 94,000 active-duty and civilian personnel. Previously, Colonel Raduege served as the Commander, White House Communications Agency. In this position, he led a 1,200 person joint headquarters and five operational units that traveled worldwide to provide assured information services to the President, Vice President, named successors, National Security Council, White House Staff, the United States Secret Service and the White House Military Office to ensure instantaneous secure and non-secure worldwide communications required to lead the nation. read more...

Brigadier General George M. “Moose” Reynolds is Vice Commander of the 25th Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. He is responsible to the commander for providing multisource intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance products, applications, capabilities and resources; electronic warfare and integrating cyber ISR forces and expertise. The 25th Air Force includes the 70th, 363rd and 480th ISR Wings, the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, 55th Wing, 319th Air Base Wing, the Air Force Technical Applications Center and all Air Force cryptologic operations. These units include more than 29,000 Airmen worldwide providing flexible collection, analysis, weapons monitoring and operational intelligence to joint warfighters and the national intelligence community.

Prior to his current assignment, Brigadier General Reynolds was the Air Force Military Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, New York City, New York. He participated in a competitively selective education program focused on national security policy research and strengthening relationships with civilian academic and policy communities. Previously, Brigadier General Reynolds commanded a flying training squadron, four expeditionary squadrons, operations group, and wing. He has served on the numbered air force, center, air and joint staffs. read more...

Maj. Gen. Robert J. Skinner is the Commander, 24th Air Force; Commander, Air Forces Cyber and Commander, Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. General Skinner is responsible for providing Air Force component and combatant commanders with trained and ready cyber forces which plan, direct and execute global cyberspace operations. read more...

Colonel Scott E. Solomon is the Deputy Director of Operations and Communications, and Chief Information Officer, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, LA where he helps lead a staff managing cyberspace, information technology infrastructure and knowledge operations support for 24,000 personnel. He helps oversee command management functions for 14 Air Force-level nuclear command, control, and communications (NC3) systems supporting B-2, B-52 and ICBM operations, and functionally manages more than 1,700 command cyberspace personnel providing organizing, training and equipment guidance. He is also the Authorizing Official for all Air Force NC3 systems and the Chief Architect for the command.

Colonel Solomon enlisted into the Air Force in 1988 and trained as a Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory specialist. In 1993, he received his commission and completed the Communications-Electronic Officer Electrical Engineering course as a Distinguished Graduate. His assignments include various Air, Space and Cyberspace assignments, numerous staff and engineering support positions in seven Major Commands and the Air Staff. In 2006, he served as the Joint Forces Air Component Commander’s command and control planner directly supporting Operation IRAQI FREEDOM and Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. As the 333d Squadron Commander in 2010, he stood up the Air Force’s Undergraduate Cyberspace Training for all cyberspace officers. His prior assignment was Commander, 81st Training Group. read more...

Rocky Thurston leads business activities and is responsible for delivering integrated solutions for U.S. Air, Space, and Strategic Defense. He is highly skilled at applying AT&T services and solutions to meet enterprise and mission needs, including Open and Closed Network Modernization and Transformation, IOT, Smart Bases, Mission System Cyber Defense, Cloud Enablement, and Mobilization.

Prior to AT&T, Rocky was a Managing Director at Accenture where he brought innovation and thought leadership to the Department of Homeland Security. Rocky has held key leadership positions supporting the United States including Vice President Civilian Services at Wyle and Director of Financial and Regulatory Services at Lockheed Martin. He has proven experience leading organizations to support defense, civilian, public safety, and intelligence clients, and he takes pride ensuring clients are getting what they need to accomplish their mission. read more...

Maj. Gen. Patrick Wade is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The command is responsible for organizing, training, equipping and maintaining combat-ready forces for rapid deployment and employment while ensuring strategic air defense forces are ready to meet the challenges of peacetime air sovereignty and wartime defense. ACC develops strategy, doctrine, concepts, tactics, and procedures for air- and space-power employment. The command provides conventional and information warfare forces to all unified commands to ensure air, space and information superiority.

Major General Wade received his commission from the University of Notre Dame in 1989 with a degree in electrical engineering. He graduated from pilot training in 1991 from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, followed by F-16 Flying Training Unit at MacDill AFB, Florida. He is a veteran of Northern and Southern Watch, operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom with 562 combat hours and 150 sorties over the course of nine deployments. Most recently, he served as Deputy Joint Air Component Coordination Element, Operation Inherent Resolve. read more...

Mr. B. Edwin Wilson was appointed the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy on 20 February 2018. In this capacity, he supports the Secretary of Defense and other senior Department of Defense leaders by formulating, recommending, integrating, and implementing policies and strategies to improve DoD's ability to operate in cyberspace. read more...

COL Richard A. Wilson currently serves as the Chief for the Solution Delivery Division (SDD) at the Defense Health Agency (DHA). The DHA supports the Department of Defense’s Military Health System and its 9.6 million beneficiaries worldwide through the delivery of integrated, affordable, and high quality health services, and executes responsibility for shared services, functions, and activities of the MHS and other common clinical and business processes in support of the Military Health System (MHS). read more...

John R. (Bob) Wood, Lieutenant General (retired), served over thirty-six years as an officer in the United States Army. As a commander, he led soldiers at all levels of responsibility from platoon to division. As a staff officer, his experience ranges from tactical level with coalition forces in combat, through Army level in the aftermath of 9/11, to the national level in the National Security Council during the Reagan administration. In his last assignment on active duty, he was the Deputy Commander of the United States Joint Forces Command where he led the daily activities of the largest joint command in the military responsible for all joint experimentation, training, capability development, and force deployments. read more...