DHS Technologies Board Member Honored as 2010 Distinguished Graudate of
the United States Naval Academy
On April 16, 2010, General Carlton W. Fulford, USMC (Ret.), a member of DHS Technologies
LLC's Board of Directors, was among those honored during the U.S. Naval Academy's 12th
annual Distinguished Graduate Award ceremony.
Annapolis, MD (Vocus) April 28, 2010 -- On April 16, 2010, General Carlton W. Fulford, USMC (Ret.), a
member of DHS Technologies LLC's Board of Directors, was among those honored during the U.S. Naval
Academy's 12th annual Distinguished Graduate Award ceremony.
Presented by the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association, the Distinguished Graduate Award ceremony is held
each year to honor alumni who have demonstrated a lifelong commitment to the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps and
have made significant contributions while in service, or as a leader in industry or government. Five graduates
were recognized during this year’s ceremony, including Fulford, whose military career spanned nearly 40 years.
Raised in Millen, Georgia, Fulford graduated from the Naval Academy in 1966 and went on to serve as platoon
commander with Company D, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines in the Republic of Vietnam and later as commander with
Company F, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines during the Tet Offensive in 1968.
Following his time in Vietnam, Fulford continued his service to the Marine Corps and, over the next four
decades, rose to the rank of Four Star General and held such titles as Deputy Commander in Chief, United States
European Command; Commander, U.S. Marines Corps Forces and Bases, Pacific; and Commanding Officer,
Task Force "Ripper" during Operation Desert Storm. He also received several awards, including the Defense
Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit and Purple Heart.
Since retiring, Fulford has continued to play a significant role within the defense industry. In addition to serving
as a board member at DHS Technologies, he has served as a National Security Council envoy to East Afri