Michael E. Peck
Colonel Michael E. Peck was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 70-67, 12 December 1967. His first duty assignment was as Executive Officer, Detachment A, 3d Special Forces Group (SFG), Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Exploitation Platoon Leader/Recon Team Leader, Studies and Observation Group (SOG), CCC, 5th Special Forces Group, Republic of Vietnam; Commander, Detachment A and XO Detachment B, 10th SFG, Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Chief, Combat Committee Group, 89th Division (Training), Wichita, Kansas; Commander, 26th Infantry Platoon (Pathfinder/Airborne), 82nd Abn Division; S-2, 1/137th Infantry Battalion, 69th Infantry Brigade, Wichita, KS; Commander, B Company, and S-3, 1/137th Infantry Battalion (Mechanized), 69th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized); Instructor, Officer Advanced Course, 5048th USAR; Chief, J-3 Plans, Joint Task Force Bravo, Palmerola Air Base, Honduras; Chief, Special Operations Division, USSOUTHCOM, Quarry Heights, Panama, participation in both Operation JUST CAUSE and Operation WAR ON DRUGS in Central and South America; Executive Officer, J-3, U.S. Southern Command, Quarry Heights, Panama; Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff, Security, Plans and Operations, Headquarters, 310th Theater Army Area Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Chief, Training Division, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, U.S. Army Reserve Command, Atlanta, Georgia. | Colonel Peck retired in December 1998 and subsequently served as Special Advisor to the newly formed Army, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, Pentagon, Washington D.C. He later held the position of Director, Enterprise Business Development, for General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) in 2003. He was responsible for the business growth of the GDLS combat vehicle portfolio that includes the Abrams family of main battle tanks, Stryker Family of Vehicles, and a full line of autonomous support vehicles.