Prior to 2019, Vincent K. Brooks served as the four-star general in command of over 650,000 Koreans and Americans under arms. Brooks made history as the first African American to serve as the West Point cadet brigade commander or “First Captain” position, and he was the first cadet to lead the student body when women were in all four classes. General Brooks is mow Director of the Gary Sinise Foundation; a visiting Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; a Distinguished Fellow at the University of Texas, with both the Clements Center for National Security and also the Strauss Center for International Security and Law; an Executive Fellow with the Institute for Defense and Business; and the President of VKB Solutions LLC.