Greg Caires, Non-Resident Fellow

Greg has more than 25 years of public affairs experience working in the U.S. defense industry, for multinational aerospace and defense companies, and while serving in the U.S. Navy.

Prior to rejoining Lexington, he held a series of corporate communications positions of increasing authority and responsibility at Elbit America, Cobham North America, BAE Systems Inc., and Lockheed Martin. Prior to that, he was a journalist at Defense Daily, Rotor & Wing magazine and Helicopter News. He is a “plank owner” of the Lexington Institute, having joined the think tank upon its establishment in 1998.

Following the terror attacks of 9/11, Greg joined the U.S. Navy Reserve as a commissioned public affairs officer. He was mobilized to active duty and deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, assigned to the Headquarters of I MEF (Forward). While there, he earned his Fleet Marine Force Warfare Officer qualification. Before being honorably discharged from the Navy, Greg earned his Master of Arts degree in National Security from the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

Greg is Accredited in Public Relations and is a Certified Public Relations Counselor. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Marist College and is a graduate of the University of Houston’s Bauer School of Business.

The father of three adult children, Greg and his wife reside near Dallas, Texas.

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