posted on April 23, 2012 16:53
December 16, 2011
GENERAL GEORGE W. CASEY, JR. ELECTED TO THE GOVERNING BOARD OF COLT DEFENSE LLC
WEST HARTFORD, Conn.--Colt Defense LLC (“Colt Defense”) announces the election of General George W. Casey, Jr., U. S. Army (ret.) to the Governing Board of Colt Defense LLC.
General Casey served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army for four years from April 2007 to April 2011. Previously, he was Commander, Multinational Force – Iraq from July 2004 to February 2007. During his distinguished 41 year career in the U. S. Army, Gen. Casey received numerous awards and decorations including four Defense Distinguished Service Medals, two Army Distinguished Service Medals and three Legions of Merit. He holds a Masters Degree in International Relations from Denver University and has served as a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council of the United States.
“We are proud to welcome General George Casey to our board,” said Gerald Dinkel, President and Chief Executive Officer of Colt Defense LLC, “His experience and success as a military leader in the most challenging and complex environments makes him an ideal person to contribute to our strategic planning, business execution and overall corporate governance.”