Lieutenant General Norman R. Seip, USAF (Ret.) is President of the American Security Project.
Lt Gen Seip retired from the United States Air Force in 2009 after serving for 35 years. During his time in the Air Force, Seip was a command pilot with more than 4,500 flying hours, primarily in fighter aircraft and has flown in support of numerous military operations and contingencies around the world. Seip also managed both Air Force assets and personnel in numerous commands. Seip’s last assignment was Commander of the 12th Air Force, the air component to United States Southern Command which is comprised of seven active-duty wings and two direct-reporting units in the Western and Midwestern United States.
He is an independent consultant focused on defense and national security related matters. He is a Senior Mentor for the Air Force and also serves, pro bono, as the Chairman of the Board, Council for a Strong America; National Security Advisory Council, U.S. Global Leadership Coalition; Climate and Security Advisory Group, Center for Climate Security.