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Peter Pace

Born: 5-Nov-1945
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2005-07

Military service: USMC (1968-2007, Gen.)

Nominated by President George W. Bush to be the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in April 2005, succeeded General Richard Myers on 30 September 2005.

"When we went to war with Iraq -- in my mind then, in my mind now -- they were an immediate threat to the United States of America." [17-Feb-2004]

Escorted Beyonce Knowles to the microphone for the opening ceremony at the 2004 Super Bowl.

Wife: Lynne (one son, one daughter)
Son: Peter Pace, Jr.
Daughter: Tiffany

    University: BA, U.S. Naval Academy (1967)
    University: MA Business Administration, George Washington University (1972)
    University: Harvard University (National and International Security program)
    University: National War College (1985-86)

    Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (2005-07)
    Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (2001-05)
    US Defense Department Commander-in-Chief, US Southern Command (2000-01)
    US Defense Department Commander, USMC Forces, Atlantic/Europe/South (1997-2000)
    John Carroll Society Honorary Member
    Bronze Star with combat "V"
    Legion of Merit
    Navy Commendation Medal with combat "V"
    Funeral: Gerald Ford (2007)


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