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Daniel W. Christman

Daniel William Christman
Daniel W. Christman
Born (1943-05-05) May 5, 1943
Hudson, Ohio
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army seal United States Army
Years of service 1965-2001
Rank Lieutenant General
Unit US Army Corps of Engineers
Commands held Superintendent, United States Military Academy
Battles/wars Vietnam War
Awards Defense Distinguished Service Medal (4)
Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit (2)
Bronze Star (2)
Air Medal (3)
Other work Senior Vice President for International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Daniel William Christman (born May 5, 1943) is a retired United States Army lieutenant general, former Superintendent of the United States Military Academy (1996–2001), and the current Senior Vice President for International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce. A 1965 graduate of West Point, he went on to earn multiple post-graduate degrees and hold numerous commands during his army career. Christman served in highly visible and strategically important positions and four times was awarded the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the nation's highest peacetime service award.


  • Early life and education 1
  • Military command positions 2
  • Major military staff positions 3
  • Decorations 4
  • Post military 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Early life and education

A native of [1]

Military command positions

Christman's military career included company commands with the [1][2]

Major military staff positions

Christman's major staff assignments involved service as Staff Assistant with [1]


Post military

Christman has appeared as a military analyst for CNN International during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is a frequent contributor to CNN, and has also appeared on ABC, Fox, MSNBC, CNBC, and C-SPAN to discuss defense and national security issues. Christman has written and lectured extensively on leadership and national defense, including the ongoing war against international terrorism.[2][3][4] Christman was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Ultralife Corporation of Newark, New York, in August 2001. He is currently Senior Vice President International Affairs for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a position he has held since June 2003, and was previously the Executive Director of the Kimsey Foundation in Washington, D.C. He also currently serves as a director of United Services Automobile Association, an insurance mutual corporation and Entegris, Inc., a semi-conductor equipment manufacturer.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d "Lieutenant General Daniel W. Christman". Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  2. ^ a b c "LTG (Ret.) Daniel W. Christman". United States Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  3. ^ Daniel W. Christman. "NATO's Military Future". Joint Forces Quarterly. Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  4. ^ Daniel W. Christman. "Security Gap". Democratic Leadership Council, Bluprint Magazine. Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  5. ^ "Daniel W. Christman Profile". Forbes. Retrieved 2009-04-19. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Howard D. Graves
Superintendents of the United States Military Academy
Succeeded by
William J. Lennox, Jr.
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