After finishing Infantry, Parachute and Ranger training, Pete was posted to the 82 nd Airborne Division where he commanded a Rifle Company.

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1 military Commissioned when he graduated from West Point in June of 1959, Pete s first three years while technically on active duty were spent as a fulltime student in England at Oxford University. In the fall of 1962, having completed his tenure as a Rhodes Scholar, Pete returned to the United States to begin his military career in earnest. After finishing Infantry, Parachute and Ranger training, Pete was posted to the 82 nd Airborne Division where he commanded a Rifle Company. Following further training, including Vietnamese language school, he went to Vietnam, first as Senior Advisor to the Vietnamese 1 st Airborne Battalion, and subsequently working in the Pacification Program. Later he taught at the Military Academy, studied for a PhD at Princeton University, worked on the Task Force charged to adapt the Army to a Volunteer status, following the decision by the Congress to do away with the military draft, and was selected as a White House Fellow. The final decade of Pete s military career witnessed his ascension through the ranks to become a General Officer. He enjoyed a series of commands: a Battalion in Korea; a Brigade at Fort Ord, followed by assignment as Assistant Division Commander of the 7 th Infantry Division. Then, another Brigade command this one in the 101 st Airborne Division (Air Assault) followed by assignment as the Division Chief of Staff. After his promotion to Brigadier General, Pete s final posting was in the Pentagon as the Army s Deputy Director of Strategy, Plans and Policy. sequence of assignments pre-vietnam lieutenant / captain

2 Infantry Officer Basic Course (IOBC) 9-12/62 Fort Benning, Georgia Class Commander Ranger School 1-3/63 Fort Benning, Georgia Class Commander Honor Graduate 82 nd Airborne Division 3/63-8/64 Fort Bragg, North Carolina Company Commander E/1-503 Assistant G3 Operations Officer Developed and published a comprehensive Division Outloading Plan for 82 nd Airborne Division Infantry Officer Career Course (IOCC) 9/64-5/65 Fort Benning, Georgia Co-Chairman of committee that revised the curriculum of the Career Course Published Freedom to Fail, Infantry Magazine, Sept/Oct.1965 Marshall Award for excellence in professional writing vietnam & west point captain / major Defense Language Institute (DLI) 5-9/65 Presidio of Monterey, California Vietnamese Language School Honor Graduate City of Monterey Chamber of Commerce Award 1 ST Airborne Battalion 9/65-3/66 Vietnamese Airborne Brigade Senior Advisor Combat Infantryman Badge Bronze Star Medal with two V-Devices (for Valor) Vietnamese Airborne Wings Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with three gold palms LIFE Cover story April 8, 1966 Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV) MACV Pacification Office 3-9/66

3 Inter-Agency Group created to establish the initial Vietnamese Pacification Program United States Military Academy 9/66-8/68 West Point, New York Social Sciences Department Instructor, Modern European History 9/66-5/67 Co-Director, National Security Seminar 9/67-8/68 Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV) 5-8/67 Special Assignment for General Westmoreland Spent three months traveling throughout all four Corps areas, conducting a field assessment of the Revolutionary Development (pacification) program ( The Night Army, by R. W. apple, Jr., New York Times August 6, 1967) graduate study & washington dc major / lieutenant colonel Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University 9/68-8/70 Princeton, New Jersey MPA 1970 (Master of Public of Affairs) Ph.D 1977 Doctoral Dissertation: The United States Army and the Other War in Vietnam: A study of the complexity of implementing organizational change. Armed Forces Staff College 9/70-1/71 Norfolk, Virginia Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army 1/71-8/72 The Pentagon Washington, DC Office of the Special Assistant for the Modern Volunteer Army (MVA) Ad Hoc Group charged with developing the strategy and programs to transition the Army from a draft status to one composed entirely of volunteers Principal author of MVA strategy document: An Army People Want (hyper link to jpeg of brochure) fellowship & commands

4 lieutenant colonel / colonel st Battalion, 23 rd Infantry 7 th Infantry Division 8/72-8/73 Korea Battalion Commander White House Fellow 9/73-8/75 Washington, DC Military Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense Executive Secretary of the Committee on Excellence in Education A 2-year study of the three Service Academies, conducted by the Deputy Secretary of Defense and the three Service Secretaries Parade Magazine U.S. Army War College 8/75-5/76 Carlisle, PA 7 th Infantry Division 7/76-2/79 Fort Ord, California Brigade Commander: Headquarters Command 7/76-8/78 Assistant Division Commander 8/78-2/79 7 th Division and Fort Ord 101 st Airborne Division (Air Assault) 3/79-6/81 Fort Campbell, KY Brigade Commander, 3 rd Brigade 3/79-9/80 Division Chief of Staff 9/80-6/81 general officer Promoted to Brigadier General 6/81 Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army (OCSA) The Pentagon 6/81-7/83 Washington, DC Strategy, Plans and Policy Directorate Deputy Director Acting Director

5 Retired July 29, 1983 Fort Myer, Virginia People Magazine the process of change There are a number of different themes and features that weave distinctive patterns through Pete s years in the military. One of the intriguing ones relates to his recurring interest in, and involvement with, the process of change. The Army as an institution is constantly evolving. Beginning as a young officer, and continuing on today, Pete has been alert to identifying areas where change is called for, and active in developing ways to promote it Freedom to Fail Broadened the understanding of subtle distortions in the Army s Officer Efficiency Report process. Contributed to an overhaul of the OER system Infantry School Curriculum Study (Co-Chairman) 1967 The Night Army, by R. W. apple, Jr., New York Times August 6, 1967) Encouraged a major change in how Army officers were taught tactics and operations Field research assessment of US military strategy in VN. Provided early insight into weaknesses in the Pacification Program, and called for a radically different war plan Volunteer Army Task Force ( An Army People Want brochure) As a member of the team taked to guide the transition from a draftbased to a volunteer Army, Pete championed markedly raising standards, rather than relaxing them (which was the conven tional wisdom of the time) in order to attract and retain highly qualified soldiers PhD Dissertation: The U.S. A landmark study of resistance to

6 Army and the other war in Vietnam. A study of the complexity of implementing Organizational Change (hyperlink to cover, TOC & title page) change in large organizations, and strategies to achieve transforming change.??? Controlling Future Arms Trade (description to come) Chairman of a special CEO panel for the Secretary of Defense on Commercialization in the Defense Department (hyperlink to cover, letter of transmittal, membership) A thorough, 18-month analysis (leading a panel of CEO s) of opportunities to import proven private sector competencies in order to dramatically increase DoD effectiveness while, at the same time, achieving major cost savings and budget reductions. : : : medals Distinguished Service Medal Legion of Merit Bronze Star Medal with two V-Devices (Valor) awards & recognition

7 Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with three gold palms Meritorious Service Medal Air Medal Joint Service Commendation Medal Army Commendation Medal National Defense Service Medal Vietnam Service Medal Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device Armed Services Expeditionary Medal Armed Services Ribbon Overseas Service Ribbon Badges & qualifications Combat Infantryman Badge Expert Infantryman Badge Senior Parachutist Badge Vietnamese Airborne Master Parachute Badge (Gold) Air Assault Badge Ranger Tab General Staff Identification Badge Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge military-related honors & distinctions 1962 Honor Graduate U.S. Army Ranger School 1964 Marshall Award US Army Infantry School For Excellence in writing 1965 Honor Graduate U.S. Defense Language Institute Vietnamese Language Course 2000 Eisenhower Award Business Executives for National Security Outstanding service to America. Past recipients include President Jimmy Carter, Senator John McCain, Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, Senator Sam Nunn, etc Semper Fidelis Award Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Past winners include James Baker, George Steinbrunner, Wayne Huizenga, Dennis Swanson 2002 Distinguished Graduate Award United States Military Academy

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