An American General's On-the-Ground Military Observations and Perspectives of Israel
Maj. Gen. Larry Stutzriem, USAF (ret.)
Former Director, Plans, Policy and Strategy, North American Aerospace Defense Command; 2015 JINSA Generals and Admirals Program Participant
Maj. Gen. Lawrence A. Stutzriem, USAF (ret.) was the Director, Plans, Policy and Strategy, North American Aerospace Defense Command, and U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, CO. In 2015, he was a participant on JINSA's Generals and Admirals Program. Gen. Stutzriem was commissioned in 1978 through the Air Force ROTC program at Arizona State University, where he received his B.A in civil engineering. In 1980, he completed undergraduate pilot training at Vance Air Force Base, OK. He has commanded at the squadron, group, and wing levels, including the 355th Wing at Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ. In 1996, he received a Masters Degree in national security strategy from the National War College at Fort Lesley J. McNair. In June 2001, he served as Director of Operations, Joint Task Force - Southwest Asia, and Deputy Director of the Combined Air Operations Center. He also served as Director, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Strategic Studies Group - CHECKMATE, in Washington, DC. Maj. Gen. Stutzriem has more than 2,200 flying hours in F-16, A-10, F-4, and Air Force training aircraft.