Desktop Alert Appoints General Lance W. Lord, USAF (Ret.) to Its Strategic Advisory Board

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General Lance W. Lord (Ret.) Former Commander at Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Joins Desktop Alert Strategic Advisory Board

Desktop Alert is an exciting company with a bright, bright future.

Desktop Alert, Inc. ( a leading provider of IP-Based mass notification technology to the United States Air Force, United States Army and numerous Department of Defense Agencies, today announced the company has appointed General Lance W. Lord, USAF (Ret.) to its Strategic Advisory Board.

Gen. Lance W. Lord (Ret.) was Commander at Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. He was responsible for the development, acquisition and operation of the Air Force's space and missile systems. The general oversaw global networks of satellite command and control, communications, missile warning and launch facilities, and ensured the combat readiness of America's intercontinental ballistic missile force. He led more than 39,700 space professionals who provided combat forces and capabilities to North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Strategic Command.

Upon retirement, Gen Lord has served as a Senior Associate of The Four Star Group, The Durango Group, and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Astrotech Corporation and Sletten Construction Company. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Astrotech Space Operations a subsidiary of the Astrotech Corporation. He is also a member of the Memorial Health Systems Board of Trustees in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Vice President of the Association of Air Force Missileers.

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"Desktop Alert is an exciting company with a bright, bright future," stated General Lord. "In today's information technology enabled world, the company's mass notification platform is a winner! I'm pleased to be a member of the Desktop Alert team and look forward to working as an advisor with this industry leading innovative company. Bringing the power of information technology to those charged with the responsibilities of protecting and preserving our nation's most precious assets is indeed noble work."

"General Lord brings great leadership, knowledge, wisdom and experience to our company," said Howard Ryan, CEO and Founder of Desktop Alert Inc. "There is no better way to lead and innovate then to do so with our nation's finest leaders. General Lord leadership capabilities are a byproduct of an illustrious military career. As a company, Desktop Alert will work closely with General Lord along with our other advisors to help improve its market position within the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, Department of Defense Agencies and both commercial and industrial sectors as well".

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Worldwide U.S. Military organizations such as The United States National Guard, The United States Air Force Academy, The United States Military Academy at West Point, Multi-National Forces in IRAQ, The U.S. Air Force, The U.S. Army now utilize the DTA mass notification platform daily for their organizations emergency communication requirements. Desktop Alert can contact thousands of computer users at their desktop and require them to click to confirm receipt of the message flashed on their screen. Those not verified can then be listed on a report and/or sent as a "Target Package" to be automatically contacted by other means such as email, SMS, phone calls and other devices.

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