Senior Strategic Advisor Charles H. Jacoby, Jr. is a retired US Army General with over 36 years of experience leading military, government and international organizations. Prior to retiring from the military, he was the first Army officer to command the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), as well as the United States Northern Command – where he led the 1,800-person bi-national joint headquarters integrating 35 federal, state and non-governmental organizations.
General Jacoby also commanded US Army Alaska and was the Deputy Commander of Alaska Command. He has led many joint and Army assignments, including: combat operations in Grenada with the 82nd Airborne Division; Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan; and Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq. General Jacoby holds a B.S from the United States Military Academy at West Point; a M.A. from the University of Michigan; a M.S. in Military Arts & Science from the School of Advanced Military Studies; and a M.A. from the National War College.