General Walter L. Sharp, (Ret.), is a Director on The Korea Society BOD, and the former Chairman and President and now Special Advisor to the Korea Defense Veterans Association. He also consults for and is on the BODs of several U.S. companies. General Sharp is involved in Northeast Asia and Korea strategy, as well as policy discussions at several Washington, D.C. area think tanks. Previously, General Sharp commanded the United Nations Command, the Republic of Korea-United States combined Forces Command and United States Forces Korea from 2008 to 2011. He also commanded troops in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Uphold Democracy in Haiti, and the Multinational Division (North) of the NATO-led Stabilization Force in Bosnia. General Sharp was born in Morgantown, West Virginia while his father was fighting in the Korean War, and now lives in the Washington, D.C. area. He graduated from West Point in 1974 and has an M.S. degree in operations research and system analysis from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Former Commander, United Nations Command, ROK-US Combined Forces Command, United States Forces KoreaConcurrent Session 2-2 - "Flashpoints in the Indo-Pacific"