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General Guy C. Swan III

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Vice President

Association of the United States Army
PO Box 101560
Arlington, Virginia 22201
United States

Company Description: Since 1950, the Association of the United States Army has worked to support all aspects of national security while advancing the interests of America's Army and the...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • the United States Military Academy at West Point
  • Science degree
    the United States Army's School of Advanced Military Studies
  • Master of Military Art
    the United States Army's School of Advanced Military Studies
  • Master of Arts degree , National Security Studies
    Georgetown University
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Executive Leadership
www.ausa.org, 17 June 2013 [cached]
Lieutenant General Guy C. Swan III currently serves as an AUSA Vice President. During more than 35 years of active service he commanded at every level through Army Service Component Command. A career armor/cavalry officer, his general officer assignments included Commanding General, United States Army North/Fifth Army; Commanding General, United States Army Military District of Washington and Commander, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region; Commanding General, 7th Army Training Command, United States Army Europe/Seventh Army; Chief of Staff and Director of Operations, Multi-National Force-Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom; Director of Operations, United States Northern Command; and Chief of Army Legislative Liaison.
General Swan's other key assignments included Commander, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment; Assistant Deputy Director for Strategy and Policy for the Joint Staff; and Deputy Operations Officer for the 1st Armored Division during Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
A 1976 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, General Swan holds a Master of Military Art and Science degree from the United States Army's School of Advanced Military Studies. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in National Security Studies from Georgetown University and was a National Security Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
General Swan is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Aspen Homeland Security Group, and the FEMA National Advisory Council. He is also a Certified Emergency Manager(CEM) and a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), board certified in security management.
General Swan is married to the former Melanie Taylor Curry of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
About Our Directors
www.clear-path-tech.com, 30 Dec 2013 [cached]
General Guy Swan III (USA, ret.) joined our Board of Directors. Lt. Gen Swan currently serves as Vice President for Education and Executive Director of the Institute of Land Warfare at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA). He also is a Member of the Chief Security Office Roundtable sponsored ASIS International, a professional society for security professionals.
Last year, Guy retired after more than 35 years of dedicated service to the United States - the final two years as the Commanding General of U.S. Northern Command. Under his leadership at U.S. Northern Command, Lt. Gen. Swan was able to build up the Nation's chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and consequence management response force, which is tasked with preparing for catastrophic events, such as terrorist attacks or natural disasters. He also established broader and stronger partnerships with Mexico and Canada to protect the U.S. homeland from border threats posed by terrorist groups and criminal organizations.
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Swan is also a National Security Fellow with the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Lieutenant General Guy C. Swan ...
www.alamochapterausa.org, 2 July 2010 [cached]
Lieutenant General Guy C. Swan III assumed command of United States Army North on 15 December 2009, following his assignment as the Chief of Staff and Director of Operations, CJ3 for Multi-National Force - Iraq, responsible to the Commander, MNF-I, for coordinating and enabling the operations of Coalition Forces in Iraq and for providing strategic level oversight of security-related events across the Iraqi Theater of Operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Lieutenant General Swan was commissioned as an Armor Officer from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, in June 1976. His early assignments were in tank and cavalry units in Korea, Texas, and Washington State. He served as the Chief of Plans for the 1st Armored Division in Ansbach, Germany, and later as the division's Deputy Operations Officer in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Iraq during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After the Gulf War, he returned to the cavalry, joining the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (Blackhorse) in Fulda, Germany, as the Executive Officer of the regiment's 1st Squadron in Kuwait during Operation Positive Force and later as the Regimental Executive Officer. He commanded the 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, an M1A1 Abrams main battle tank unit, at Fort Stewart, Georgia, and then served as a National Security Fellow at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Lieutenant General Swan then assumed command of the 2,500 Soldier 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (Blackhorse), serving as the 57th Colonel of the Regiment at the U.S. Army's National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California. Lieutenant General Swan also served at the Pentagon as the Assistant Deputy Director for Strategy and Policy for the Joint Chiefs of Staff before returning to Germany as the Commanding General of the 7th Army Training Command at Grafenwoehr. He was responsible for supporting the training readiness of all
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From 2002 to 2005, Lieutenant General Swan served as the Chief of Legislative Liaison, the Army's principal representative to the United States Congress. Following this assignment, he was the Commanding General of the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington from 2005 to 2007, where he commanded all Army troops within the National Capital Region. He served as the Joint Force commander when called to support homeland defense operations and emergency management activities to assist federal, state, and local law enforcement and disaster relief agencies in the greater Washington, D.C. area. He also served as Mrs. Betty Ford's official escort during the state funeral for President Gerald R. Ford in January 2006. Prior to his Iraq assignment, Lieutenant General Swan served as the Director of Operations, J3, for United States Northern Command, coordinating all operational matters and assisting the Commander, USNORTHCOM, in providing strategic guidance for all USNORTHCOM missions, including Homeland Defense and Defense Support to Civil Authorities. Lieutenant General Swan holds a Master of Arts degree in National Security Studies from Georgetown University and a Master of Military Arts and Sciences degree from the School of Advanced Military Studies. He is a Certified Emergency Manager and is a Certified Protection Professional, board-certified in security management. His awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Ranger Tab, Parachutist Badge and U.S. Armor Association's Order of St. George.
AUSA names retired Lt. Gen. Swan as new Vice President
www.ausa.org, 12 Dec 2012 [cached]
Swan, who served more than 35 years in the Army and retired last year as the commanding general, U.S. Army North and Fifth Army, will lead AUSA's educational mission by overseeing the Institute of Land Warfare, ARMY Magazine, and AUSA NEWS.
He will interact with the Association's legislative staff in its outreach efforts to members of Congress, their staffs, the media, local and national leaders and the American public.
Swan will also coordinate AUSA's roll in fostering professional development that is in integral part the Association's Annual Meeting and Exposition, symposia, forums and lecture series.
"Guy Swan brings a wealth of experience and expertise to AUSA.
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Swan said, "The Army and AUSA have been very good to me and my family during my career. The work that AUSA does on behalf of the institution, the soldier and their families will allow me to continue to use my skills and experience to assist AUSA in continuing its important mission in supporting our Army, our soldiers and family members."
In this position, Swan will succeed Lt. Gen. Ted Stroup, USA, Ret., who is retiring from AUSA on Dec. 31 after 16 years of dedicated service.
Defense Daily Network Newstand: Personnel Moves
www.defensedaily.com, 2 Aug 2002 [cached]
Guy Swan III is being assigned as chief, Legislative Liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C.He was previously announced for assignment as the deputy chief, Legislative Liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C. Swan is currently serving as commanding general, 7th Army Training Command, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.
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