is a retired Navy admiral and naval aviator. A veteran of over
350 combat missions in Vietnam, Admiral Edney's senior billets
included Vice Chief of Naval Operations and Commander-in-Chief,
Atlantic Command/Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic. Admiral Edney
has an advanced degree from Harvard and was a 1970 White House
Franks is a retired Army general and a highly experienced
combat armor officer. During the Gulf War, he commanded VII Corps
and last served as Commanding General of the Training and Doctrine
Command. He has two master's degrees from Columbia and is a graduate
of the National War College. He is the author of Into the Storm,
a Study in Command, written with Tom Clancy to be published
by G.P. Putnam's Sons in 1997.
A. Horner is a retired Air Force general and a highly experienced
combat fighter and attack pilot. During the Gulf War, General
Horner commanded all allied air forces. His last assignment was
Commander-in-Chief, Space Command. A graduate of the National
War College, he now serves as consultant to government and industry.
T. Howe is a retired Navy admiral and both a submarine and
surface warfare qualified officer. He has served as Deputy Assistant
to the President for National Security Affairs, Deputy Chairman
of NATO's Military Committee, Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces
Southern Europe/CINC U.S. Naval Forces Europe, and was Special
Representative of the Secretary General of the UN to Somalia.
He has a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and
currently heads a charitable foundation.
K. Ullman divides his time between the worlds of business
and public policy. A former naval person, he is with the Center
for Strategic and International Studies and the Center for Naval
Analyses. His last book, IN IRONS: U.S. Military Might in the
New Century, was published by the National Defense University
Press in 1995.
Wade, Jr., a scientist by training, is a West Point graduate
and infantry officer. He has held many senior positions in DOD,
including head of Policy Planning, Assistant to SECDEF for Atomic
Energy, Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, and Acting Head of
Defense Research and Engineering. He is Chairman and CEO of DGI
which conducted this study.
is a Vice President with Defense Group Inc. He was formerly with
Sarcos Research Corporation, RAND, System Planning Corporation
and NASA, Ames Research Center. He holds mechanical engineering
degrees from the University of Illinois (B.S.) and the University
of Maryland (M.S.).
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