Advisory Board

General Richard B. Myers

U.S. Air Force, Ret.

15th Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; Advisory Board Chairman

Col. Clarence “Bud” Anderson

U.S. Army Air Corps, Ret.

Triple Ace Pilot during World War II

Gen. Julius Becton

U.S. Army, Ret.

Veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam

David Bellavia

U.S. Army

Medal of Honor Recipient, Iraq

Col. Bill Davis

USMC, Ret.

CEO, The Young Marines

Col. Roger Donlon

U.S. Army, Ret.

Medal of Honor Recipient, Vietnam

Sgt. Charles Eggleston

U.S. Army, Ret.

Purple Heart Recipient

Admiral Thomas B. Fargo

29th Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet and 20th Commander, United States Pacific Command

Kenneth Fisher

Chairman and CEO, Fisher House Foundation

Admiral Edmund Giambastiani

U.S. Navy, Ret.

Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

Ernesto Hernandez

U.S. Air Force, Ret.

Purple Heart Recipient

J. Bruce Huffman

Chairman, Distinguished Flying Cross Society

W. Brian Jackson

Captain, U.S. Army

Distinguished Service Cross, Iraq

Capt. Stephen Maguire

U.S. Army, Ret.

Former President, U.S. Army Rangers, Author

Rear Admiral Thomas F. Marfiak

U.S. Navy, Ret.

Former Chief Executive Officer/Publisher of our nation’s foremost military and scholarly organization, the U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

Marco A. Martinez

U.S. Marine Corps

Former Sergeant, Navy Cross Recipient, Author

Donald Mates

U.S. Marine Corps, Ret.

Veteran of the Third Marine Division, World War II, Iwo Jima

Jonathan Moak

Served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller)

Bruce Mosler

Chairman of Global Brokerage & the Veterans Initiative Program at Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.

Lt. Gen. Dave Palmer

U.S. Army, Ret.

Former Superintendent of the United States Military Academy

Colonel Robert W. Patrick

Previous Director of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, and Director, National World War II Memorial Dedication for the American Battle Monuments Commission

Harry J. Pearce

U.S. Air Force

Recipient, U.S. Air Force Academy’s Distinguished Graduate Award
Former General Counsel, General Motors Corporation

Brig. Gen. Steve Ritchie

U.S. Air Force, Ret.

Only Air Force Ace Pilot, Vietnam

VADM Ann Rondeau

U.S. Navy

Former Director, Navy Staff and Deputy Commander, United States Transportation Command

Barry Steelman, Esq.

U.S. Navy

Attorney/Mediator; United States Naval Academy, Class of 1970

CPT Kevin Wensing

United States Navy, Retired

Surface Warfare Officer and Public Affairs Officer

Col. Warren H. Wiedhahn

U.S. Marine Corps, Ret.

President, Military Historical Tours

MSgt. Rob Wilkins

U.S. Air Force, Ret.

26-year Air Force veteran, former Superintendent, Operations, Legislative Liaison Office, Secretary of the Air Force.

Jeremiah Workman

U.S. Marine Corps

Former Ssgt,Navy Cross recipient in Operation Iraqi Freedom, author of Shadow of the Sword



In Memoriam – Previous AVC Advisory Members


Colonel Richard E. Cole

U.S. Air Force

Co-pilot alongside Jimmy Doolittle, Plane #1, The Doolittle Raid

General Andrew J. Goodpaster

U.S. Army

NATO Supreme Allied Commander; Superintendent, United States Military Academy

Admiral Thomas H. Moorer

U.S. Navy

18th Chief of Naval Operations, 7th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

George T. Sakato

U.S. Army

Medal of Honor, World War II

Lt. Col. Carlo D’Este

U.S. Army, Ret.

Author and Historian

Col. Edward Shames

U.S. Army, Ret.

E Company, 101st Airborne Division, “Band of Brothers” World War II Veteran

Major Gen. John K. Singlaub

U.S. Army, Ret.

OSS Veteran of WWII, Founding Member of the CIA