Lawrence J. Korb

Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Washington, D.C.

Lawrence J. Korb is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and a Senior Advisor to the Center for Defense Information. Dr. Korb served as assistant secretary of defense (manpower, reserve affairs, installations, and logistics) from 1981 through 1985 and was awarded the Department of Defense's medal for Distinguished Public Service. Mr. Korb served on active duty for four years as Naval Flight Officer, and retired from the Naval Reserve with the rank of captain. He was director of National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, and from July 1998 to October 2002 was council vice president, director of studies, and holder of the Maurice Greenberg Chair.