John R. Landry
(Ret.), National Intelligence Officer
National Intelligence Council
General Landry was named National Intelligence Officer for Military Issues (previously titled Conventional Military Issues) in December 1993 after a distinguished career in the US Army. Before joining the NIC, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Guard/Reserve Affairs, Office of the Secretary of Defense. In 1989, he was assigned as Chief of Staff, VII Corp, US Army, Europe, a position he held during Operation DESERT STORM. General Landry also was assigned to armored cavalry units in Europe and Vietnam, where he earned the Bronze and Silver Stars. He was an Assistant to SACEUR, commanded an Army Cavalry Squadron in Europe and an Armored Brigade in the 4th Division at Fort Carson, and later served as Chief of Strategic Plans and Policy on the Army Staff.
General Landry earned an M.P.A. at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, taught at West Point in the Department of Social Sciences, and graduated from the National War College and West Point.