Lee Baxter, MG, USA (Ret)
William D. French
President and CEO
Retired Navy Vice Adm. William French was selected as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Armed Services YMCA, effective March 30, 2015.
He retired from the Navy in 2014 with more than 35 years of service. His last assignment was as Commander, Navy Installations Command, where he was responsible for the Navy’s 70 bases world-wide. His Navy career included six command positions dedicated to supporting the Navy mission, Sailors and their families.
He has a strong commitment to continue to build on the rich history of the Armed Services YMCA and put into action its motto of “Making Military Life Easier.”
Contact: (703) 455-3986 x 210
Chief Operating Officer
Brigadier General Tom Landwermeyer retired in May 2009, culminating a 33 year Army career as the Director of Operations for the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management on the Army Staff at the Pentagon. He has most recently served as a DA Civilian as the Director for Executive Business Operations in the office of the Chief of Staff of the Army.
Graduating from the U.S. Military Academy in 1976, his previous command positions include: HSC and A Co, 268 Atk Hel Bn, 9ID, Ft. Lewis WA; Commander 4th Sqdn 3d ACR Ft. Bliss TX and Ft. Carson CO; Commander Avn Bde, 3ID, Hunter AAF GA and Bosnia-Herzegovina; Dir, Korea Region, IMCOM, Seoul Korea; and Asst Div Cdr-Support, 2ID, Korea. He also deployed in support of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm as the Secretary of the General Staff for 3d Armored Division.
General Landwermeyer’s awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (5), Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (6), Air Medal with “V” device, the Parachutist Badge and the Senior Army Aviator Badge.
Contact: (703) 455-3986 x 202