Edmund P. Giambastiani, USN (Ret.), former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command; Dr. John J. Hamre. president of the Center for Strategic and International Studies; Franklin C. Miller, former special assistant to President George W. Bush and senior director for defense policy and arms control on the National security Council; Dr. Jacques S. Gansler. former undersecretary of defense of acquisition, technology and logistics; Dr. J.D. Crouch, Defense Policy Board member and former deputy national security adviser under President George W. Bush; and Christopher Williams, Defense Policy Board member and former acting undersecretary of defense for policy.