GEN. PATRICK CARUANA
Patrick Caruana has been chairman of our board of directors since 2013. Prior to that, he was chairman of the Focus on the Family board of directors. He served 36 years as a member of the U.S. Air Force, retiring as Lieutenant General.
During his Air Force career, Gen. Caruana served in the full range of leadership and staff positions in both operation and acquisition. As an air-campaign planner and commander during the first Gulf War, he directed the combat operations of 12 aircraft wings in 6 nations and the Indian Ocean. He had oversight of several large development and procurement programs while supporting the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition at the Pentagon. He completed his military service in a capacity that gave him responsibility for all of the space and missile operations of the U.S. Air Force Space Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Following his Air Force career he was vice president for Northrop Grumman Space Technology.
Gen. Caruana is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy.