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DOUGLAS FRASER

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General Douglas M. Fraser, USAF, Ret., is a senior fellow with the National Defense University in support of the Pinnacle, Capstone and Keystone programs. He also is a global security consultant with several U.S. defense companies. In addition, he participates in security policy discussions with retired Chinese defense officials through a Yale University sponsored U.S.-China Track II Dialogue forum. His last assignment in the Air Force was as the Commander, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Florida, responsible for U.S. military operations in Central and South America and the Caribbean. In this capacity, General Fraser was lead Department of Defense relief efforts following the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

 

Prior to commanding U.S. Southern Command, he served as the Deputy Commander, U.S. Pacific Command from 2008-2009. General Fraser commanded operational flying units across the U.S. Air Force at the squadron, group and wing levels. As a general officer, in addition to USSOUTHCOM, he commanded the U.S. Air Force Space Warfare Center and four different organizations in Alaska -- Alaskan Command, the Alaskan North American Defense Region, Joint Task Force Alaska and Eleventh Air Force. General Fraser’s staff assignments include two tours in the Pentagon, first in the Headquarters U.S. Air Force and then for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Resources and Requirements and for the Air Force Chief of Staff. He also served as the Executive Assistant to the Commander, U.S. Pacific Command in Hawaii. General Fraser holds a Bachelors Degree in political science from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Masters Degree in political science from Auburn University. Prior to joining the Air Force, he lived in Bogota, Colombia, graduating from high school at Colegio Nueva Granada in 1971. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School, Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College and the National War College. He is a command pilot with more than 3,300 flying hours, primarily in all variants of the F-15 and the F-16.

 

General Fraser’s business affiliations include consultant  to The Boeing Company’s Phantom Works, and he is an Advisory Board member of SAAB Defense and Security; Iridium Communications; Northrup Grumman Electronic Systems; Beechcraft Defense Company; and Baptist Health of South Florida.

 

General Fraser is a trustee of the Air Force Academy Falcon Foundation, a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, and honorary member of the Orange Bowl Committee and a life member of both the Air Force Association and the National War College Alumni Association.

 

Retired from the Air Force in 2013, General Douglas M. Fraser’s active duty biography is available on the Air Force website.

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