General (Ret.) William M. Fraser III
General William M. Fraser III, former Commander of the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), has 40 years of service in which he held a variety of demanding command and staff positions landing at the pinnacle of the United States Military as one of nine Combatant Commanders. As Commander of USTRANSCOM, he served as the single manager responsible for global air, land and maritime transport for the Department of Defense. Prior to his assignment with USTRANSCOM, General Fraser was Commander, Air Combat Command, the 34thVice Chief of Staff of the Air Force and Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. General Fraser has extensive wartime, contingency, and humanitarian relief operational experience, and he has numerous awards and decorations which include the Defense Distinguished Service Medaland the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal. General Fraser is currently a Senior Fellow for the National Defense University in support of the Pinnacle, Capstone and Keystone programs.