Major General Larry K. Arnold, USAF (Ret.)

Major General (Ret) Larry K. Arnold, a consultant in the Defense Industry, is
President of The Arnold Group, LLC and a senior partner in Professional and
Defense Technologies, LLC (PDTech, LLC). He retired from the United States
Air Force on October 1, 2002.  Today, Gen Arnold and his associates support
the defense industry in a wide array of business areas to include HLD/HLS,
Command and Control, Aircraft Sales, Integrated Air Defense, Strategic
Business Planning, Army and Air Force Missile Systems, Corrosion Protection
and other DOD and DHS programs.  His customers include eight business units
and strategic business areas for Raytheon Company; ARINC AES; Logis-Tech;
Applied Research Associates; Burdeshaw Associates;  Lockheed Martin –
Akron; LM IT; and DFI.  He and his associates have also performed studies
directly for AF/XPX and NORAD/NORTHCOM J8.

On September 11, 2001, Major General Larry K. Arnold was Commander of 1st
Air Force and of the Continental U.S. NORAD Region, headquartered at Tyndall
Air Force Base, Fla. During and after the terrorist attack on the World Trade
Center and the Pentagon, General Arnold launched hundreds of fighter, tanker
and AWACS aircraft to thwart additional potential attacks. For Operation Noble
Eagle ( the United States Military response to the,9-11, terrorist attacks),
General Arnold was designated the commander of all military aircraft involved in
restoring control of America’s skies, and over the next year, his Command flew
over 25,000 sorties, in executing Operation Noble Eagle.

General Arnold is a combat veteran of the Vietnam war during which he flew
153 combat missions in the F-4C Phantom. He has commanded at the flight,
squadron, group, wing, center and numbered Air Force level, and he served in
staff positions as the Air National Guard Advisor to Air University at Maxwell
AFB, Alabama and as Assistant Director of the Air National Guard for Readiness
at the Pentagon. General Arnold is a command pilot with more than 4,500 flying
hours in ten types of aircraft, most recently the F-16 and F-15.  General Arnold
and his wife, Linda, live in Mt. Vernon, Virginia and have two grown children,
Leslie and David.


Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government - National and International
Security Management,
Auburn University - MBA
Wake Forest University - BA
Distinguished Graduate, Squadron Officers School, Maxwell AFB, AL
USAF Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, AL
Air War College, Maxwell AFB, AL
The Arnold Group, LLC