Bill Pendley is a retired Rear Admiral who served as Director of Strategy, Plans and Policy for both the Chief of Naval Operations and the Commander of U.S. Pacific Command. He also served as Commander U.S. Naval Forces, Korea and Senior Member of the United Nations Military Armistice Commission at Panmunjom. After retirement from the U.S. Navy, he was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia and Pacific Affairs and from January-July 1993 he served as Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. From July 1993 until June 1998 he was Professor of International Relations and Asian Studies at the Air War College.
Bill is a former member of the WACHH Board of Directors and continues to speak and write on national security policy and strategy.