General Fogleman is the Principal in The Durango Group, an international aviation consulting and business development firm. His client list includes The Boeing Company, FMC, General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, RSL Electronics and the Southern Ute Growth Fund. He is a Senior Vice President of Projects International; a Washington, DC based international business advisory company. Fogleman serves on the board of directors for Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee), First National Bank of Durango, Integrated Data Corporation, Impinj (Member of the Audit Committee), MITRE Corporation (Chairman of the DOD C3I Committee), Thales-Raytheon Systems (Chairman of the Government Security Committee), and is Non-Executive Chairman of World Air Holdings.
Fogleman retired from the USAF in 1997 after 34 years of active commissioned service. On his final tour of duty General Fogleman served as the 15th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. From 1992 until 1994, he was Commander in Chief of the U.S. Transportation Command. As Chief of Staff, he served as the senior uniformed officer responsible for the organization, training and equipage of 750,000 active duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the United States and overseas. As a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, he served as a military advisor to the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council and the President.
Fogleman chairs the Falcon Foundation and the Airlift/Tanker Association. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Fort Lewis College Foundation and the Air Force Association. He serves on the Defense Policy Board, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Advisory Council, chaired an Air Force Laboratory study on directed energy weapons, a National Research Council Committee on Aeronautics Research and Technology for Vision 2050: An Integrated Transportation System, served on the NASA Mars Program Independent Assessment Team, the congressionally directed Commission to Assess United States National Security Space Management and Organization and the NASA Shuttle Return to Flight Task Group.
Fogleman’s military staff experience emphasized long-range programming and strategic planning. While serving as Chief of Staff, United States Air Force, he hosted the first worldwide conference of air chiefs. Fogleman holds a Bachelor’s degree from the USAF Academy and a Master’s degree from Duke University. He lectures on leadership, international affairs and military issues and has published numerous articles on air and space operations.