Lt. Gen. Richard M. Clark
Precision Strike Technology Symposium (PSTS-19) : Keynote Panel - The Emerging Threat & a Modernized Nuclear Triad
Lt. Gen. Richard M. Clark is Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Virginia. General Clark is responsible to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for focus on Nuclear Deterrence Operations. He provides direction, guidance, integration and advocacy regarding the nuclear deterrence mission of the U.S. Air Force and engages with joint and interagency partners for nuclear enterprise solutions.
General Clark graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1986. His commands include the 34th Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, 12th Flying Training Wing, Randolph AFB, Texas, 8th Air Force and Joint Functional Component Commander for Global Strike, Offutt AFB, Nebraska. He has also served as the Vice Commander, 8th Air Force, Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, and Commandant of Cadets, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Prior to his current assignment, he served as the Commander, 3rd Air Force, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.