July 10, 2012

Phillip Carter Joins CNAS as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow in the Military, Veterans and Society Program

Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that Phillip
Carter has joined the Center as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow. Mr. Carter's
research at CNAS will focus on reintegrating veterans
into civilian life and how America can best serve its veterans,
particularly in an age of fiscal austerity.

are thrilled to have Phil join our team in this capacity," said CNAS CEO
Nathaniel Fick. "As a former Army officer and veteran of the U.S. war in
Iraq, Phil is particularly well-suited to help us examine the challenges
of assimilating veterans into their communities after more
than 10 years of war. He is a superb addition to our Military, Veterans
and Society Program."

Mr. Carter currently serves as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at
Caerus Associates, a strategy firm that works in both the private and public
sectors. Prior to joining Caerus Associates, Mr. Carter practiced
government contracts and national security law at the firm of McKenna Long
& Aldridge LLP. He served on the Obama campaign as its national veterans
director and also served in the Obama administration as the senior Pentagon
official responsible for detainee policy. He is a founding member of Iraq and
Afghanistan Veterans of America. Previously, Mr. Carter served nine years as an
Army military police and civil affairs officer, including a year in Iraq where
he advised the provincial police, judiciary and prisons in Iraq's Diyala

Click here for Phillip
Carter's full biography.

Click here for more
information about the CNAS Military, Veterans and Society Program.



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