General Wesley K. Clark (retired) served 38 years in the United States Army. His last military position was NATO's Supreme Allied Commander and the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. European Command. He now heads his own strategic advisory and consulting firm, Wesley K. Clark & Associates and is active in the energy, banking and business services field. He is a noted author and television commentator, a Senior Fellow at UCLA's Burkle Center and works with numerous nonprofit efforts, including the International Crisis Group. He graduated first in his class from West Point and received a BA and MA as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and numerous honorary degrees from other institutions. Among his awards are the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Silver Star, Purple Hearts and honorary knighthoods from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.