Mr. Dick Diamond is actively involved in significant Navy, Marine and OSD wargames, simulations and policy/concept development seminars. His abilities were honed during his former position as Senior Executive Wargamer, the sole Navy member of an elite wargaming cell conducting futuristic national security wargames for Senior Defense Executives and reporting directly to Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. He recently retired from the position of Corporate Strategic Planner at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, where he served as the principal corporate analyst of national security trends and new business opportunities.
In the U.S. Navy, Mr. Diamond served as Commanding Officer of the AEGIS Guided Missile Cruiser, USS Bunker Hill (CG 52). Mr. Diamond graduated with a BA in History from the University of Dallas, an MA in Diplomatic History from Tulane University, a Certificate from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and a National Security Fellowship from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard / Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He currently serves as Regional Director for the U.S. Naval War College Foundation.