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L3Harris elects retired four-star General Ed Rice to Board of Directors

L3Harris Technologies today announced that retired Air Force General Edward A. Rice, Jr., former commander of the US Air Force Air Education and Training Command, has been elected to its Board of Directors.

Retired Air Force Gen. Edward A. Rice, Jr.

“General Rice brings an extensive background in military operations and national security to the board, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region,” said Christopher E. Kubasik, Chair and CEO, L3Harris. “As the DoD sees China as our nation’s pacing threat, Ed’s experience and insights will be of immense value as we work to help our customers meet these challenges.”

Across his 35-year Air Force career, Rice served with distinction as a general officer, including commanding US Forces Japan and 5th Air Force, serving as vice commander of Pacific Air Forces, and serving as commander of 13th Air Force.

Rice, 66, earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the US Air Force Academy, a master’s degree in aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and a master’s degree in national security policy studies from the US Naval War College.

“I’m honored to join the L3Harris board so that I can help shape the company as it continues to provide solutions that bring crucial support to the nation across all domains,” said Rice.


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