Advisory Council

Admiral Michael Mullen, USN (Ret)

Chair, Advisory Council

Admiral Michael Mullen, USN (Retired), served as the 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from October 2007 through September 2011. He also served as Chief of Naval Operations, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Commander, Allied Joint Forces Commad, Naples. A 1968 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mullen retired after more than 42 years of service. Since retirement, he has been a visiting professor at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He sits on the Boards of General Motors, the Bloomberg Family Foundation. Sprint Nextel Group, and Afiniti.