Top Aces Announces Appointment of Retired General Charles Wald to Board of Advisors
Mesa, AZ – September 14, 2015 – Top Aces Corp. (“Top Aces”), a leader in high-performance air combat training solutions for the U.S., NATO and allies worldwide, is pleased to announce the appointment of General Charles “Chuck” Wald, USAF (Ret.), to the company’s board of advisors.
“We are very pleased to welcome General Wald to our board of advisors,” said David Philman, Vice President of Top Aces. “Chuck brings significant military and business experience to Top Aces. His knowledge and vision will help us to better grow, prepare and train U.S. and allied warfighters for complex threats and challenges ahead.”
General Wald brings significant experience in both military and business ventures and is a highly-regarded subject matter expert in aircraft and weapons procurement and deployment; counterterrorism; national energy and international security policy. During his distinguished career, he served as Deputy Commander, Headquarters U.S. European Command in Stuttgart, Germany, responsible for all U.S. forces operating across 91 countries throughout Europe, Africa, Russia, parts of Asia and Middle East, and most of the Atlantic Ocean.
General Wald also commanded the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, where on August 30, 1995, he led one of the wing’s initial strike packages against the ammunition depot at Pale, Bosnia-Herzegovina, in one of the first NATO combat operations. He also commanded the 9th Air Force and U.S. Central Command Air Forces, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, where he led the development of the Afghanistan air campaign for Operation Enduring Freedom, including the idea of embedding tactical air control parties in ground special operations forces. Additionally, General Wald was Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations at the Pentagon.
General Wald joins Admiral Mark Fitzgerald, USN (Ret.), and Mr. Bruce Lemkin on the Top Aces board of advisors.
About Top Aces
Top Aces, a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., delivers cost-effective, leading-edge air combat training solutions for the U.S. military and allies worldwide. Our experienced team of professionals provides the most realistic air combat training required to generate modern, operationally capable, multi-purpose combat forces. To learn more about how Top Aces is changing the face of air combat training, visit: www.topaces.com
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