Roger Kaplan, Deputy Executive Director

Mr. Kaplan retired from the U.S. Army as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1998 after more than 22 years of active duty. He served in field artillery units at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Fort Knox, Kentucky; Cakmakli, Turkey; and Fort Drum, New York. Mr. Kaplan also taught military history at West Point and served as the Army’s Chief of Historical Services. In addition, he directed public affairs and protocol operations for an international peacekeeping force in Egypt, and he completed his military service as the Secretary of Defense’s veterans outreach director. Mr. Kaplan is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He received a Masters in History from the University of Michigan, and he is currently attending a Masters of Business Administration program at Virginia Tech. Mr. Kaplan is married to Sheree Brown, and they have a young daughter, Sarah.