Westport, CT (PRWEB) October 21, 2014
Defense Mobile Corporation announced today that General Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.), has joined its Board of Directors.
General Pace served as the 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the most senior position in the United States Armed Forces. In that, General Pace was the principal military advisor to the President, the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council.
Built by veterans and supported by a 100% veteran-staffed Member Care organization, Defense Mobile is launching a nationwide 4G mobile service and a set of value-added applications that are designed to benefit, honor and reward veterans and U.S military service members for their commitment and service.
“General Peter Pace is a tireless advocate for veterans and military service members,” said Brendan Reilly, chief executive officer at Defense Mobile Corporation. “Defense Mobile’s executive team, led by veterans and industry experts, will benefit greatly from General Pace’s military experience and mentorship.”
“I am pleased to join Defense Mobile’s Board and to support the company’s mission of connecting and improving the lives of veterans and those still serving in uniform,” stated General Pace. “I am delighted with the opportunity to continue to serve our Military community, including spouses and families who will be well served as members of the ARMYmobile, MARINESmobile, NAVYmobile,AIRFORCEmobile and COASTGUARDmobile communities.”
General Peter Pace is currently serving on the board of directors of management consulting, private equity, and IT security entities. He serves on the Director of National Intelligence's Senior Advisory Board and is a Distinguished Visiting Research Scholar for Fordham University, and an Adjunct Faculty member of Georgetown University. General Pace is associated with a number of charities focused on supporting the troops and their families, including the Wall Street Warfighters Foundation, and the Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation.
General Pace is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and earned an MSA from George Washington University. He is also a graduate of the Infantry Officers' Advanced Course at Fort Benning, GA; the Marine Corps Command and Staff College in Quantico, VA; and the National War College at Ft. McNair, Washington, DC. In addition to numerous military awards and decorations received on active duty, General Pace was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor a President can bestow.
About Defense Mobile
Defense Mobile provides mobile service, smartphones and apps designed to improve the lives of veterans, military service members and their families. Defense Mobile is a new nationwide 4G mobile service supported by veterans and designed for those who have served. The company offers the most popular smartphones, no annual contract plans, military-and-veteran only cash back rewards and applications that help veterans more easily manage the benefits they have earned. Defense Mobile has secured agreements to run on the largest mobile network operators, including AT&T and Sprint, so that veterans and military families receive superior coverage.
After validation of military service during purchase or activation, members receive both mobile service and value-added applications delivered directly to their mobile devices including: miliCASH, miliSOURCE, and miliMAIL. miliCASH is a mobile banking app with a pre-approved prepaid MasterCard® that delivers cash back rewards at participating merchants nationwide. miliSOURCE is an app that includes information about veterans’ benefits available from the VA, state veterans’ departments and veterans’ service organization to help our members take advantage of all the benefits they have earned. Members also receive miliMAIL, a free email service that provides transitioning military personnel and Defense Mobile members with an email account that proudly confirms their affiliation to the branch of service they served.