Randall Larsen

Randall Larsen previously served as the chairman, Department of Military Strategy and Operations at the National War College (1998-2000), founding director of the ANSER Institute for Homeland Security (2000-2003), national security advisor at the UPMC Center for Biosecurity (2004-2009), and executive director of the Congressional Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism (2009-2010). In 2010, along with former U.S. Senators Bob Graham (D-FL) and Jim Talent (R-MO), he founded the Bipartisan WMD Terrorism Research Center. Larsen served as the CEO of the WMD Center until December 2013.
Colonel Larsen served a combined total of 32 years of active service in the Army and Air Force. He flew 400 combat missions in Cobra gunships in Vietnam, served as a military attaché in the US Embassy in Thailand, the chief of legislative affairs at the US Transportation Command, and commanded America’s fleet of VIP aircraft at Andrews AFB Maryland.