Mr. Habib Debs, CEO and President of Advanced Technology Systems Company (ATSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lieutenant General Guy C. Swan III to its Board of Advisors. General Swan brings a unique experience in the areas of homeland security, emergency management, disaster response and congressional and government affairs.
General Swan is the Vice President for Education at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) and the Executive Director of the Institute of Land Warfare in Arlington, VA.
General Swan is a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) and a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), board certified in security and risk management, and has worked closely with senior officials in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on border security and disaster response issues and during federal response operations and National Level Exercises (NLE).
He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, FEMA's National Advisory Council, the Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group, the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), and is a Life Member of the West Point Association of Graduates, the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), he and is the President of the West Point Society of the District of Columbia. General Swan is active on the boards of Clear Path Technologies, Inc., Guardian Centers, Inc., and the Army Distaff Foundation.
During General Swan's 35 year military career, he served as a General Officer for three commands and is a Veteran of the 1991 Gulf War and the Iraq War (2008-09). General Swan completed his military service as the Commanding General of U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) in December 2011.
General Swan graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds a Master's Degree from Georgetown University in national security affairs and a Master's Degree from the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) in strategic operations. He was also a National Security Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.