Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Cartwright, former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has joined the TASC board of advisors, the company announced in a release Tuesday.
Cartwright served four years as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs, the nation“™s second-highest military officer. Before his appointment to the Joint Chiefs, Cartwright was the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command.
“General Cartwright“™s deep insight in the areas of strategic deterrence, cybersecurity and acquisition processes will help TASC ensure we continue to deliver agile solutions our government customers need to achieve their mission objectives,“ said David Langstaff, president and CEO of TASC.
Cartwright, a Rockford, Ill. native, attended the University of Iowa and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps. He flew the F-4 Phantom, OA-4 Skyhawk and F/A-18 Hornet. He graduated from the Air Command and Staff College and earned a master’s degree in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College. He also completed a fellowship with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.