Paul E. Vallely, Major General, US Army (Ret.)
MG Paul E. Vallely was born in DuBois, PA and served a distinguished career of 31 years in the US Army before he retired as Deputy Commanding General, US Army Pacific, in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1992. General Vallely graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point and earned his commission in the Army in 1961.
General Vallely is a graduate of the Infantry School, Ranger and Airborne Schools, Jumpmaster School, the Command and General Staff School, the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, and the Army War College. His combat service in Vietnam included positions as infantry company commander, intelligence officer, operations officer, military advisor, and aide-de-camp. He has over fifteen (15) years’ experience in Special Operations, Psychological Operations, and Civil-Military Operations.
After serving in two combat tours in Vietnam, he also served in several other overseas theaters in Europe and Pacific Rim countries. Vallely served on US security assistance missions and on civilian-military relations tours in Europe, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, Turkey, Israel, Indonesia, and Central America. He has served as a consultant to the Commanding General of the Special Operations Command as well as the DOD Anti-Drug and Counter-Terrorism Task Forces. He also designed and developed the Host-Nation Support Program in the Pacific for the DOD and the State Department.
MG Vallely has been on radio and television for many years, most notably serving as the senior military analyst for the Fox News Channel from 2001-2008. He is a guest lecturer on multiple issues including national security, international politics, economics, strategic planning, US foreign policy, and the Global War against Radical Islam and other threats to America. He and LTG Thomas McInerney co-authored the book, “Endgame” – “Blueprint for Victory for Winning the War on Terror.” MG Vallely conducts an average of 4-6 national radio/TV show interviews per week and is well known for his published articles and talks on National Security and domestic issues. He will publish two new books in 2022, “America’s Endgame for the 21st Century” and “The Reality Prism”.
Vallely is the Founder of Nemo Arms Inc. of Boise, Idaho and is the Chairman of Stand Up America US Foundation. He also chairs the Legacy National Security Advisory Group and is a founding member of the Citizens’ Commission on National Security. He led fact finding missions into the Syria with his team, once traveling deep inside the Syrian war zone to Aleppo. Additionally, during that period, he co-chaired two separate delegations to Cairo, Egypt to meet with President El-Sisi and his senior staff. During a speaking engagement in Moscow in 2017, he facilitated the first meeting between Putin and Trump. In January 2022, he launched his own radio show, ‘The Stand Up America US Radio Show”
Paul and his wife Marian reside in Montana. Both are deeply involved in numerous humanitarian efforts and are active participants in a multitude of community events and activities.