General Peter Pace

(Ret.) U.S. Marine Corps

General Peter Pace served more than 40 years in the United States Marine Corps, where he held command at virtually every level, beginning as a rifle platoon leader in Vietnam. He is the first Marine to ever serve as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008, the highest civilian honor a President can bestow. General Pace is currently serving on the Board of Directors of several corporate entities involved in management consulting, private equity, and IT security. He is Chairman of the Board for the Wall Street Warfighters Foundation, a long-time Board of Directors member for the Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation, and serves as an advisor to Our Military Kids.