The signers of the letter

(See Joe Baker’s Viewpoint: “Fear and fantasy spin the Bush agenda” in Section A)

Here is a list of the signers of the letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee together with brief biographical information:

Brigadier Gen. David M. Brahms (Ret.USMC) senior legal adviser to the corps from 1983 to 1988;

Brigadier Gen. James Cullen (Ret. USA) former chief judge of the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals;

Brigadier Gen. Evelyn P. Foote (Ret. USA) former commander of Fort Belvoir and served as Vice Chairman of the Secretary of the Army’s Senior Review Panel on Sexual Harassment;

Lt. Gen. Robert Gard (Ret. USA) served in the Army in combat in Korea and Vietnam;

Vice Admiral Lee F. Gunn (Ret. USN) served as Inspector General of the Department of the Navy, commanded the USS Barbey and Destroyer Squadron 31;

Rear Admiral Don Guter (Ret. USN) served as the Navy’s Judge Advocate General from 2000 to 2002;

Gen. Joseph Hoar (Ret. USMC) former Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Central Command and served as Chief of Staff for Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf;

Rear Admiral John D. Hutson, (Ret. USN) served as the Navy’s Judge Advocate General from 1997 to 2000;

Lt. Gen. Claudia J. Kennedy (Ret. USA) served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Army Intelligence. She is the Army’s first and only woman three-star general officer;

Gen. Merrill A. McPeak (Ret. USA) former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force and former Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Air Forces;

Major Gen. Melvyn Montano (Ret. USAF Nat. Guard) was the first Hispanic officer in the Air National Guard to be an adjutant general. He served in that capacity in New Mexico from 1994 to 1999; and,

Gen. John Shalikashvili (Ret. USA) former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Department of Defense) from 1993 to 1997. Also served as Supreme Allied Commander, Europe for NATO and Commander-in-Chief, U.S. European Command.

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