Brig Gen (ret) Blaine Holt - Biography
General Blaine Holt built his leadership foundation in the military, where he advanced from instructor pilot to the 2nd-highest ranking U.S. military official at NATO.
As Commander of the U.S. Air Force, he orchestrated the DoD’s most complex logistics operations on Operation Enduring Freedom, known as the “Afghan Surge” in 2009.
His work earned him a Bronze Star and a fellowship to the Council on Foreign Relations. Gen. Holt later then served as the 2nd-highest ranking U.S. military official at NATO where he represented the U.S. in negotiations with the Alliance, working together with them to develop solid defense solutions.