President, Texas A&M University
Gen. Mark A. Welsh III (U.S. Air Force retired) was elected to the Northrop Grumman Board of Directors in 2016. Welsh is the 27th president of Texas A&M University. He previously served as dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service.
Prior to joining Texas A&M University, Welsh served as chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the U.S. and overseas. During his long career, Welsh also served as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, commander of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe, commander of NATO’s Air Command, associate director for military affairs at the Central Intelligence Agency and commandant of the United States Air Force Academy.
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