Will Fraser is a proven strategic leader, administrator, and communicator. He is a highly decorated retired General of the United States Air Force and landed at the pinnacle of the United States Military as one of nine Combatant Commanders.
During 40 years of service, he held a variety of demanding command and staff positions. He has led large-scale, diverse, global organizations where he earned a reputation as a motivational leader, strategic thinker and change agent who delivered solutions to the most complex challenges.
As Commander, United States Transportation Command—a Unified, Combatant Command—he answered directly to the President of the United States and Secretary of Defense and served as the single manager responsible for global air, land, and maritime transport for the Department of Defense.
As Commander, Air Combat Command, the largest major command in the Air Force, he was responsible for organizing, training, equipping and maintaining combat ready forces while ensuring strategic air defense forces were ready to meet the challenges of peacetime air sovereignty and wartime defense.
As Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, he presided over the Air Staff and served as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Requirements Oversight Council and Deputy Advisory Working Group.
As Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, he represented the Chairman or Vice Chairman in the White House, traveled internationally as an advisor to the Secretary of State and served as the Middle East Peace Process Roadmap Monitor.
His extensive experience in wartime, contingency and humanitarian relief operations includes Operation Southern and Northern Watch, Operation Desert Thunder, Operation Allied Force, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom.
He is currently a Strategic Advisor for the Sierra Nevada Corporation, Atlantic Strategies Group, Knight Aerospace, Sarcos Technology and Robotics, Veelo Technologies, a member of the National Security Space Advisory Board for the Sierra Space Corporation and a Senior Fellow for National Defense University, and an Adjunct Contract Professor for the Air Force. Additionally, he is an Outside Director for CEVA Government Services and is serving on the Texas A&M University (TAMU) President’s Board of Visitors, TAMU Galveston Board of Visitors, and TAMU Association of Former Students Leadership Council.