22 February 2012
Lt. Gen. Keith J. Stalder to Join Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute
Lieutenant General Keith J. Stalder (Ret) is accepting an invitation to join the highly regarded Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, Distinguished Visiting Fellows Program based in Arlington, Virginia.
Lt. Gen. Stalder, a Senior Consultant at Power Ten, Inc., has more than 37 years of distinguished service in Joint and Marine Corps operational assignments. He was the Commanding General of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii and before that Commanding General of II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Upon retirement he established a technical and management consulting practice and works with industry, government, and academic clients.
A 1984 graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Lt. Gen. Stalder holds a Masters Degree in Aeronautics. He is also a graduate of Marine Corps Command and Staff College, the Armed Forces Staff College, and the NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy. Lt. Gen. Stalder was the Commanding General, Training and Education Command in Quantico, Virginia; Commanding General, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing in Iraq; and the Deputy Commanding General, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, in Operation Iraqi Freedom I. He commanded Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 531 and Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One. He was the Deputy Director for Plans and Policy, United States Central Command, during Operation Enduring Freedom.
While on active duty, Lt. Gen. Stalder became one of the military’s most experienced operational planners and commanders, serving as the Commanding General of seven separate organizations. As the senior Marine Military Representative to the U.S. Pacific Command, he was instrumental in negotiating international accords on the basing of US forces in Japan and strengthening international alliances to preserve peace in East Asia and the Pacific.
The Institute’s Distinguished Visiting Fellows Program enlists prominent subject matter experts with exceptional credentials and records of accomplishment in homeland security to serve as strategic advisors, expand our network of homeland security subject matter experts, mentor young analysts, and provide critical reviews of some of our most important reports. These fellows have contributed to numerous Institute tasks and represented the Institute on panels at homeland security conferences and workshops nationwide.
Congratulations Lieutenant General Stalder on being selected to join the Distinguished Visiting Fellows Program! We are proud to have you on the Power Ten, Inc. team.