Caleb Cage

Background

Caleb Cage Caleb S. Cage has had an extensive military and civilian career, serving at both the federal and state levels. He is an avid student of leadership, policy development, and communication, which are themes that have been present throughout his career. In addition to his work, he is a writer, a husband, and a proud father. Upon entering the U.S. Army in 2002, he was commissioned as a Field Artillery officer and was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division in Bamberg, Germany. During this period, he served as a company executive officer and later as a motorized rifle platoon leader in the city of Baqubah, Iraq, and later as an Information Operations battle captain in the Corps Joint Operations Center in Baghdad. Upon separating from the Army, Cage began his civilian career by serving successively as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Nevada Lieutenant Governor, as Executive Director of the Nevada Office of Veterans Services, and as the Director of Military and Veterans Policy in the Office of the Governor. 

On July 6, 2015, Cage was appointed as Chief of the Nevada Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Advisor to the Governor. In this position, he serves in leadership positions or as a member of various state and national boards and commissions. These include the Governor’s Homeland Security Advisors Council, the National Emergency Management Association, the Nevada Homeland Security Commission and its Cyber Security Committee, the State Emergency Response Commission, and various others. 

Cage is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, and is currently pursuing a masters degree in Security Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center of Homeland Defense and Security. He is the author or co-author of several books, including The Gods of Diyala: Transfer of Command in Iraq and Desert Mementos: Stories of Iraq and Nevada.  He lives in Reno, Nevada with his wife and two children.