Jack Dyer Crouch
| Jack Dyer Crouch |
|Born||July 1, 1958|
|Alma mater||University of Southern California|
Deputy National Security Advisor under President George W. Bush
Jack Dyer Crouch II is a former Deputy National Security Advisor. Since 2014, he has been president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the United Service Organizations (USO), providing entertainment to US troops.
Between 1984 and 1986, he worked in the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency for the Assistant Director for Strategic Programs and served as an advisor to the United States and Soviet Union Nuclear and Space Arms Talks.
From 1993 to 2001, Crouch was Associate Professor of Defense and Strategic Studies at Southwest Missouri State University, located in Springfield, Missouri. He was a member of the board of editors of Comparative Strategy and a member of the board of advisors of the Center for Security Policy. While at Missouri, he was also a reserve deputy sheriff in Christian County.
He was appointed Deputy National Security Advisor by U.S. President George W. Bush in March 2005, serving until May 2007. He was previously the U.S. Ambassador to Romania (from 2004 to 2005) and as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy (from 2001 to 2003), among other positions in government under Republican administrations.
In 2014, Crouch was elected by the United Service Organizations Board of Governors to be the President and CEO of the USO. His term started on July 28, 2014.