Lt. Gen. Bob Ashley

Advisory Board

Lt. Gen. Ashley is the former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). He retired from the U.S. Army in 2020 where he served as the Army deputy chief of staff, G-2 and was senior advisor to the secretary of the Army and Army chief of staff for all aspects of intelligence, counterintelligence and security.

Lt. Gen. Ashley is a career military intelligence officer with assignments at Fort Bragg, NC, Washington, DC, Fort Gordon, GA, MacDill Air Force Base, FL, Izmir, Turkey, and deployments to Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

Lt. Gen. Ashley has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Appalachian State University, a master’s degree in strategic intelligence from the National Intelligence University (formerly known as the Defense Intelligence College), and a master’s degree in strategic studies from the United States Army War College.

Former Director,
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)