|July 7, 2020|
The Honourable Walter Skip Sharp
General (Ret) US Army
Former Commander UNC/CFC/USFK
Guest of Honour
ICAS Annual Liberty Award Celebration Dinner 2020
Date and Time TBA 2020
We are pleased to share with you that General (Ret) Walter "Skip" Sharp has been nominated for Guest of Honour for this year's ICAS Annual Liberty Award Celebration Dinner slated to be held in latter part of 2020 in Washington, DC.
As such, Skip will receive ICAS Annual Liberty Award 2020 in recognition of his life-time contributions to advancing the US national security and a strong US-ROK Alliance and thus promoting Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.
Walter “Skip” Sharp was born in Morgantown, West Virginia while his father was fighting in the Korean War. Skip graduated from West Point in 1974. He earned an M.S. in operations research and system analysis from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is a graduate of the Army War College.
General Sharp commanded the United Nations Command, Republic of Korea-United States Combined Forces Command and United States Forces Korea from 2008 to 2011. He also commanded troops in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti and the Multinational Division (North) of the NATO-led Stabilization Force in Bosnia.
Skip and his wife, Joanne, reside in the Washington, D.C. area. He is consulting for and on the board of directors of several U.S. companies and is a North Korea intelligence analyst at the DNI. General Sharp is also the Chairman and President of the Korea Defense Veterans Association (KDVA) and on the board of The Korea Society and the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). He is involved in Northeast Asia and especially Korea strategy and policy discussions at several Washington, D.C. area Think Tanks.
Skip was a featured speaker at the ICAS Summer Special Symposium 2016 held at the US Senate.