Class of 1963
JACK D. SEGAL
Member, SACEUR's Strategic Advisory Team
Visiting Distinguished Senior Fellow, National Defense University
Lecturer, Northwestern Michigan College, Penn State University
• NATO - 10 years - Chief foreign policy advisor to NATO's four-star operational Commander for the Afghanistan (ISAF) mission. Forty week-long visits to Afghanistan (2002 to 2010). Participant in decision-making for ISAF operational planning, strategic assessments. Advisor to NATO strategic commander (SACEUR) on NATO contingency planning; Afghan transition; counter-piracy; "High North" (implications of Arctic environmental change); energy security; Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). Extensive senior-level ISAF, NATO, European, International Organization, NGO and USG contacts. Adviser to NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
• White House - State Department: Senior career U.S. diplomat - 22 years - White House (National Security Council Director for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia and Director for Non-proliferation/export controls); Moscow - WMD destruction/START implementation; first US Consul General in Siberia (WMD implementation; opening business ties); Political/Military Chief in Israel (ballistic missile defence development, Gulf War, Intifada); Chief of Staff to Undersecretary of State for International Security and Arms Control; START strategic nuclear weapons negotiating team (missile/bomber limits, monitoring/compliance); Capitol Hill experience; southern Africa tour. Four Superior Honor Awards.
• US Army - 11 years: Infantry Officer Candidate School, two tours in Viet Nam (4th and 25th Infantry Division - III Corps); a tour in Germany with Army Security Agency (strategic intelligence/SIGINT). Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.
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