H R Mcmaster

H R Mcmaster

H.R. McMaster is the Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institute. He is also a Freeman Spogli Institute Susan and Bernard Liautaud Fellow and a Lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Management. He is the chairman of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' Center on Military and Political Power's advisory board, as well as the Hudson Institute's Japan Chair. H.R. is a native of Philadelphia. In 1984, he graduated from the United States Military Academy.

He was a member of the United States military. For 34 years, he served in the army and retired as a lieutenant general in 2018. While serving as the president's twenty-sixth assistant for national security matters, he remained on active duty. He earned his PhD in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and taught history at West Point.