Military Professional Development  Programs Central-Eastern Europe

Homeland Security and Peacekeeping

Ronald S. Mangum, J.D. (BG, US Army) - Graduated from Northwestern University (B.A., History) and Northwestern University Law School (J.D., Law). House counsel for Northwestern University for several years and represented the university in all aspects of corporate and education law. Practiced law in Chicago in a private practice with focus on taxes, litigation, administrative and corporate law, especially representing healthcare providers. Represented clients before every level of state and federal court and administrative agency. Ronald authored several articles and 3 books on healthcare and non-profit corporate law, and made numerous presentations to state and national associations. Was an adjunct instructor at Northwestern University, University of Illinois (Chicago), Stritch School of Medicine of Loyola University of Chicago, and the University of St. Francis.

Member of the Federal Trial Bar and admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal, U.S. Federal District Courts, U.S. Tax Court and the Supreme Courts of the States of Illinois and Wisconsin.

While practicing law, enlisted in the United States Army Reserve, was commissioned as an infantry officer, and held command at every level from Special Forces "A" Detachment through Assistant Division Commander.

Recall to active duty to Korea for a three-year tour as a theater-level regional combatant component commander. Served as the Commanding General, Special Operations Command Korea; Commander, United Nations Special Operations Component; and Deputy Commanding General ROK/US Combined Unconventional Warfare Task Force. General's military specialties include Infantry, Special Forces, Armor, Engineer, Military Intelligence and Civil Affairs.

Military Schooling: Airborne (Master Parachutist), Ranger, Special Forces, SCUBA and Pathfinder. Graduate of the Army War College, General Officer Capstone Course and the General Officer/Flag Officer Joint Warfighting Course.

Instructor:  Adjunct instructor at the US Army Command and General Staff College, guest lecturer at West Point, published a number of articles on various military topics.


Program Director

Ronald S. Mangum, BG

(Retired US Army)
















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