Edward L. Peck
Ambassador Edward L. Peck was commissioned an Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 8 on 9 August 1947. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, A Battery, 503rd Airborne AA Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include; Platoon Leader, C Battery, 88th Airborne AA Battalion, 11th Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Adjutant, 88th Airborne AA Battalion, 11th Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; and Executive Secretary, American Academy of Diplomacy, Washington, D.C.; President, Foreign Services International | Ambassador Peck holds a B.S. from the University of California at Los Angeles, and an M.B.A. from George Washington University. His military schools attended include: The AA and GM School, Fort Bliss, Texas; and Battery Officer’s Course. | His military awards include World War II Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Parachutist Wings.