Gen. Mick Kicklighter served in the military for over 35 years. Following his retirement as a Commander of the United States Army Western Command in 1991, he became the Inspector General of the Department of Defense. He also served as the Deputy Under Secretary of the Army for International Affairs and in 2001, was honored by being nominated by the President of the United States to become the Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning, Department of Veterans Affairs. During his time as a public servant, General Kicklighter also served on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity International and held the Chairman position for three years.
He currently serves as the Director and Principal Investigator of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Program, a research organization affiliated with the George Mason University’s law school.