General Flynn has served the nation for over three and a half decades, 33 of those years in the United States Army. His military service culminated as the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and as the nation’s highest serving military intelligence officer.
His military service also included intelligence, conventional forces, and special operations assignments in units such as the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division and the Nation’s top Special Operations Forces (SOF) including the Joint Special Operations Command leading the nation’s war against terrorism.
General Flynn served nearly five years in combat zones from Grenada to the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan and elsewhere around the world.
After a tough fought 2016 presidential campaign, General Flynn’s other government service resulted in his selection and service as the nation’s 25th National Security Advisor to President Donald J. Trump.
General Flynn is the recipient of four bronze stars, and numerous other intelligence, military, and law enforcement awards and decorations.
He is married and has two sons and three grandchildren.