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Dr. Chet Richards

Certified Yoga Instructor, RYT-200

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Background Information

Employment History

Adjunct Professor

Kennesaw State University

Test Pilot

Northrup Grumman

Aviator and Flight Operations

US Navy

Lean Production and Aircraft Requirements Programs

Lockheed Martin Corporation


Col Boyd


Practitioner In Competitive Strategy
J. Addams & Partners , Inc.


Position, Office of the Secretary of Defense

Military Officers Association of America





University of Mississippi

Web References (66 Total References)

J. Addams & Partners, Inc. • Public Relations Counsel: Professional Staff [cached]

Chet Richards

Chet Richards
Dr. Richards joined the agency in 2001, bringing more than 30 years of experience in marketing and military strategy. He specializes in application of the strategy developed by the late USAF Colonel John R. Boyd to enable organizations to shape their environments to increase revenue, market share, and profitability. As he writes in a J. Addams & Partners White Paper , "communications-within the firm and with current and potential customers-is essential to building the mutual trust that forms a key part of Boyd's strategy."
Chet blogs on business strategy and sundry other topics at Fast Transients, which incorporates some of the material from his old site,
Beginning his career in the Pentagon, Chet has also worked or consulted for Northrop-Grumman, Lockheed Martin, the U.S. Navy and Air Force, the SHAPE Technical Center, SAIC, CACI, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the National Academies of Science, and several other government and non-profit agencies. His op-eds and quotes have appeared in publications ranging from Fast Company to the Atlanta Journal and Constitution and the New York Times. His latest book on national ssecurity, If We Can Keep It, was published in January 2008 by the World Security Institutes in Washington, DC, and his book for business, Certain to Win , was published in June 2004.
Dr. Richards holds a Ph.D. in mathematics and is a retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force, where he was the Air Attaché (Reserve) to Saudi Arabia. He maintains an active interest in the Middle East and some fluency in Arabic. He is also a certified yoga instructor (RYT-200).

J. Addams & Partners, Inc. • Public Relations Counsel: Privacy [cached]

Chet Richards:

SWOT Hunter: The National OODA Loop [cached]

Chet Richards - Boyd's Primary Ghost Writer and Compadre

SWOT Hunter: Notes of a Counterinsurgent - 31 Posts [cached]

Chet Richards - Boyd's Primary Ghost Writer and Compadre

Links to Materials Relevant to Clausewitz [cached]

See also the Sun Tzu site SONSHI.COM's excellent interview with Dr. Chester "Chet" Richards, who was an associate of Boyd from the mid-1970s until Boyd's death in 1997.

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