General Wright joined ANSER as Vice President and Corporate Counsel in April 2010 . He completed his Army career serving from 2005 to 2009 as the Deputy Judge Advocate General. In this capacity he had responsibility for providing legal advice and services to the Secretary of the Army, the Army Chief of Staff, and the Army Staff, as well as the direction of the 9,000-member Judge Advocate General’s Corps in their worldwide duties at 650 offices in 20 countries.
General Wright was Chief Judge of the Army Court of Criminal Appeals, monitoring the vast Army Court-Martial system with its hundreds of prosecutors, defense counsel, and military judges. He was also the Suspension and Debarment Official for the Army, ensuring honesty and integrity throughout the Army Procurement Process.
In earlier assignments he was Staff Judge Advocate (Chief Counsel) for several Army and Joint organizations where he was heavily involved in operational missions and sensitive activities around the globe. These include the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, NC; the Southern European Task Force in Vicenza, Italy; the Joint Special Operations Command, also at Fort Bragg; and the 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, GA. In addition, he was an instructor at the Army’s Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, KS.
General Wright was commissioned an infantry officer upon graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he earned a bachelor of science degree. After four years of infantry service he was selected for the Army’s legal education program and earned a juris doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law. He is also a graduate of the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, PA, and the National Defense University’s Capstone Course for General and Flag Officers.