H. R. McMaster Biography
(25th United States National Security Advisor (Feb 2017 - Apr 2018))
Birthday: July 24, 1962 (Leo)
Born In: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Herbert Raymond McMaster is a retired lieutenant general of the United States Army who served as the 26th National Security Advisor under President Donald Trump. A graduate from the United States Military Academy and Ph.D. holder in American history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Herbert had an elaborate military career of over three decades. During the course of his military service, Herbert remained part of the Gulf War, the Battle of 73 Easting, Iraq War, the Global War on Terrorism, and the War in Afghanistan. He served as a research fellow at the Hoover Institution; military history professor at the United States Military Academy; Consulting Senior Fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies; member of the Council on Foreign Relations; top counterinsurgency advisor to General David Petraeus; Director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center; Deputy to the Commander for Planning of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan; and Army Training and Doctrine Command’s Deputy Commanding General. While serving as a lieutenant general in the army, Herbert was inducted as United States National Security Advisor. He served the post for over a year before taking up an academic position at the Stanford University.