IDF Reports on JINSA’s Generals and Admirals Program

IDF: Retired American Generals and Admirals Visit Israel

IDF: Retired American Generals and Admirals Visit Israel

The 2012 JINSA delegation of retired American generals and admirals visited Israel and Jordan this month to meet with senior military, intelligence, and political officials to learn more about the regional security challenges that Israel faces. The U.S. officers visited all of Israel’s borders and were briefed by senior IDF commanders on all fronts.

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Program Participants*

  • Gen. Donald G. Cook, USAF (ret.)
    Commander, Air Education and Training Command at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas.
    Retired Aug. 1, 2005.

  • Adm. William J. Fallon, USN (ret.)
    Commander, U.S. Central Command.
    Retired May, 2008.

  • Lt. Gen. David P. Fridovich, USA (ret.)
    Deputy Commander, United States Special Operations Command.
    Retired December 2011.

  • Lt. Gen. Emerson N. Gardner, USMC (ret.)
    Principal Deputy Director, Cost Assessment & Program Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense.
    Retired April 1, 2010.

  • Adm. Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr., USN (ret.)
    Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff.
    Retired July 27, 2007.

  • R. Adm. David T. Glenn, USCG (ret.)
    CIO/Director, C4 Systems (J6) U.S. Cyber Command
    Retired 2011.

  • Maj. Gen. Mike D. Jones, USA (ret.)
    Chief of Staff, U.S. Central Command.
    Retired December 2011.

  • Lt. Gen. Mark D. “Shack” Shackelford, USAF (ret.)
    Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, the Pentagon. Retired Nov. 1, 2011.

  • Lt. Gen. Guy C. Swan, III, USA (ret.)
    Commanding General, United States Army North (Fifth Army).
    Retired December 2011.

  • Lt. Gen. George J. Trautman, III, USMC (ret.)
    Deputy Commandant for Aviation of the United States Marine Corps.
    Retired April 1, 2011.

  • Lt. Gen. Stephen G. Wood, USAF (ret.)
    Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces Korea and Deputy Commander, United Nations Command. Retired January 2009.

*Last command provided for identification purposes only.