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Guy “Tom” Consentino

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Brigadier General (Retired) Guy “Tom” Cosentino is vice president for policy at Business Executives for National Security (BENS). Prior to joining BENS in September of 2015, BG (Ret) Cosentino served as the 28th Commandant of the National War College. He also previously served as deputy director for Political-Military Affairs for the Middle East, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate (J5), on the Joint Staff in the Department of Defense. He earned a BS in political science at the University of the State of New York, holds master’s degrees in international relations from Georgetown University and in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College.