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Lawrence J. Korb

Born: 9-Jul-1939
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Author, Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Joint Chiefs of Staff

Military service: US Navy (1962-66); US Naval Reserve (Captain, retired)

Advisor to Reagan-Bush committee in 1980. Long associated with a number of prominent think tanks, he makes frequent appearances as a talking head on television.

    University: BA, Athenaeum of Ohio (1961)
    University: MA, St. John's University (1962)
    University: PhD, SUNY Albany (1969)
    Professor: Government, US Coast Guard Academy (1971-75)
    Professor: Management, US Naval War College (1975-80)
    Administrator: Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh

    Raytheon VP Corporate Operations (former)
    US Defense Department Assistant Secretary for Manpower, Reserve Affairs & Logistics (1981-85)
    US Defense Department Consultant, Office of the Secretary (1975-81)
    Center for American Progress Senior Fellow
    Center for Defense Information Senior Adviser
    The Constitution Project Constitutional Amendments Initiative
    American Enterprise Institute Director of Defense Policy Studies
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Brookings Institution
    VoteVets Board of Advisors

Author of books:
The Joint Chiefs of Staff: The First Twenty-Five Years (1976)
The System for Educating Military Officers in the U.S. (1976)
The Fall and Rise of the Pentagon: American Defense Policies in the 1970s (1979)
A Thoroughly Efficient Navy (1987, with William W. Kaufmann)
American National Security: Policy and Process (1989, with others)
Reshaping America's Military: Four Alternatives Presented As Presidential Speeches (2002, CFR)
A New National Security Strategy in an Age of Terrorists, Tyrants, and Weapons of Mass Destruction: Three Options Presented As Presidential Speeches (2003, with Leslie H. Gelb)

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