James R. Myles, Major General (Ret.)
James R. Myles, Major General (Ret.) is retired from the US Army after 36 years of service and a final assignment as the Redstone Arsenal senior mission commander and commanding general of the US Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM). In that position, he was responsible for 26,000 soldiers, civilians, and contractors who oversaw the life cycle management and readiness of all US Army aircraft and missile systems deployed globally, as well as over 60% of all US Department of Defense foreign military sales, with a contracting execution responsibility of $22B annually.
General Myles brings five years of corporate senior leadership experience from the defense services sector. As the senior vice president for DynCorp International, his $1.2B annual revenue portfolio included 9,500 employees deployed in 35 different countries, responsible for aviation services in support of critical departments of state and defense missions, as well as strategic US partners worldwide.
He holds a B.S. in business management from Middle Tennessee State University and an M.S. in business management from Webster University. Jim’s professional passion is building teams and making a difference.
His personal passions are his family, golf, and flying private aircraft. Jim and his wife, Alice, have one son and two grandchildren. They reside in Alabama.