Brigadier General Anthony J. Tata USA (ret) Endorses the Petition Mar 26. 2011 | Comments (0)
General Tata graduated from West Point with the Class of 1981.
Among his many assignments as a paratrooper and combat infantryman, Tony commanded a paratrooper battalion in the 82nd Airborne Division and an air assault brigade in the 101st Airborne Division. Most recently he was the deputy commanding general of the 10th Mountain Division and Combined/Joint Task Force-76 in Afghanistan. Brigadier General Tata has deployed on combat missions and operations in Afghanistan, Kosovo, Macedonia, Bosnia, Panama, and the Philippines. He has been awarded the Combat Action Badge and Bronze Star, is a Master Parachutist and graduate of the U.S. Army's Ranger School.
General Tata served as a National Security Fellow at Harvard University's JFK School of Government, has an M.A. in International Relations from the Catholic University of America, and earned a Master of Military Art and Science from the Army’s School of Advanced Military Studies. Notably, he is listed as a distinguished member of the 502nd, 504th, and 505th Parachute Infantry Regiments.
He served as a Broad Academy Fellow with the Eli Broad Foundation, which focuses on training superintendents and other leaders for service as superintendents in large urban school districts. The General currently serves as the Superintendent of Public Education for Wake County, (Raleigh) North Carolina.
General Tata frequently appears on FoxNews’ Fox and Friends Weekday and Weekend Editions, The O'Reilly Factor, America's Newsroom, The Daily Buzz with Andy Campbell and Kia Malone, local television stations around the country, and scores of nationally syndicated and local station radio interviews.
General Tata is the author of the critically accaimed book "Sudden Threat" and is the author of a second book as part of this series "Rogue Threat".
I am pleased to have his endorsement and signature on the Petition.