Iran Task Force Member

Vice Admiral Bird, the son of a career naval officer, lived throughout the United States during his childhood and ultimately settled in Pensacola, FLA., where he graduated from Pensacola Catholic High School. In 1977, he graduated from the United States

General James T. Conway served as the 34th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, from November 13, 2006, until October 22, 2010. He retired from the Marine Corps in November, 2010. Gen. Conway was born in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

Maj. Gen. Larry “Stutz” Stutzriem is a recognized expert in national security, aerospace power, and combat aircraft operations. He coaches transformative leadership for high-impact teams. While serving over 30 years as a fighter pilot, commander and strategist, he attained the

Larry Goldstein is an internationally-recognized leader in the petroleum industry with experience testifying before both congressional committees and regulatory bodies. He is an expert on developments in domestic and international petroleum markets and has been appointed to the National Petroleum

John Hannah is the Randi & Charles Wax Senior Fellow at JINSA’s Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy. Hannah served in senior foreign policy positions for both Democratic and Republican administrations, including as former Vice President Dick Cheney’s National Security

The Honorable Stephen Rademaker, former Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation. The Hon. Stephen Rademaker has over 20 years’ experience working on national security issues in multiple branches of government. As Assistant Secretary of State he led

Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (ret.), former Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance, U.S. Air Force Headquarters. Lt Gen Deptula is a world-recognized expert in conceptualizing, planning, and executing military operations from humanitarian relief to major combat

General Charles Wald, USAF (ret.), former Deputy Commander of United States European Command (EUCOM) – General Charles Wald is a proven leader who specializes in global military strategy and development. As EUCOM Deputy Commander he was responsible for developing the

Bob Harward is Shield AI’s Executive Vice President for International Business and Strategy, where he brings his expertise and energy to the company’s current and prospective customers globally. Prior to joining Shield AI, Bob served as the Chief Executive for

Elliott Abrams is senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, DC. He served as deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security advisor in the administration of President George W. Bush, where