The United States completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan on Aug. 23. As our nation closes this chapter in military history, you can hear a first-hand account of the Afghanistan war and what may come next directly from a top Marine who served there.
Join The Petroleum Alliance and title sponsors INSURICA and Privateer Consulting Services for a special Wildcatters Wednesday featuring U.S. Marine Corps Major General Paul Kennedy, a career infantry officer who led combat formations during the War on Terror in both Iraq and Afghanistan.
Kennedy spent 34 years serving his country and retired as a Major General in the Marine Corps. Retiring as the director of Legislative Affairs for the Marine Corps, he founded Leman-Kennedy LLC, serving a broad variety of clients including cyber security; humanitarian assistance and development; peripheral defense issues; and government affairs.
Kennedy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Boston University. He received a Master of Military Science from Marine Corps University and a Master of Arts in National Security Strategy from the National War College.
Personal decorations include the Legion of Merit with two Combat “V” and two gold stars, the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon with Bronze Star, the Presidential Unit Citation, and Navy Unit Commendation with Gold Star.