About the Speaker

GENERAL WILLIAM W. CROUCH is a graduate of Army and Navy Academy’s class of 1959 and currently serves as vice president of the Board of Trustees. He earned a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and an M.A. from Texas Christian University, and served 36 years on active duty in the United States Army, retiring with the rank of General. His distinguished military career included assignments as Commander, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment; Commanding General, 5th Infantry Division; Commanding General, Eighth United States Army/Chief of Staff; United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command and United States Forces, Korea; Commander, Allied Land Forces Central Europe (LANDCENT); Vice Chief of Staff, Army.

General Crouch is currently a Senior Fellow with the National Post Graduate School in Monterey, serves on the Board of the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the Keck Institute for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College.