General Joseph P. Hoar

General Hoar was commissioned in 1957. He commanded infantry units from platoon through regimental level. He also commanded three Marine air-ground task forces. He was General Schwarzkopf's chief of staff from 1988 to 1990 at U.S. Central Command, followed by the Marine Corps Operations Deputy during Desert Storm. During his last three years in the Marine Corps, he served as Commander in Chief of U.S. Central Command. Since retirement, he has headed J.P. Hoar & Assoc., a consulting firm.

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