December 23, 1944
Gertrude. Son, Wesley Jr. Reside
in Arlington, Va.
Retired military general. NATO Supreme Allied Commander in 1997-2000.
West Point, class of 1966; Oxford, masters in
philosophy, politics and economics, 1968; U.S. Army Command
General Staff College, masters in military science.
Infantry officer and company commander, Vietnam,
1969-70; social science instructor and assistant professor, West
Point, 1971-74; White House fellow, Office of Management and
Budget, 1975-76; Army operations officer in Europe, 1976-78;
assistant executive officer to the Supreme Allied Commander,
Brussels, 1978-79; battalion commander, Fort Carson, Colo.,
1980-82; chief of Army studies group, office of the chief of staff,
1983-84; commander at the National Training Center and 4th Infantry
Division, 1984-88; director, battle command training program,
1988-89; commanding general, National Training Center, 1989-91;
deputy chief of staff at U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command,
1991-92; commanding general, 1st Cavalry Division, Ford Hood,
Texas, 1992-94; director for strategic plans and policy, Joint
Staff, 1994-96; commander, Southern Command, 1996-97; Supreme
Allied Commander, Europe, 1997-2000; managing director of the
brokerage firm Stephens Group Inc. in Little Rock, Ark., 2000-2002;
military analyst, CNN, 2002; chairman and CEO, Wesley K. Clark &