Chief of Naval Operations from July 2000 to July 2005 (retired from the United States Navy in September 2005). 37-year career in the United States Navy, serving in various positions of increasing responsibility; began as a lieutenant of a patrol gunboat and concluded as the Chief of Naval Operations. Director: Rolls Royce North America (aerospace, marine and energy-related manufacturer) and Horizon Lines, Inc. (ocean shipping and integrated logistics company). Member of Board of Trustees of Regent University. Member of the Defense Policy Board.