James R. Myles served more than 36 years in the U.S. Army retiring at the rank of Major General. His final assignment was the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command and Redstone Arsenal, AL. In his career, Myles served in key command and staff positions throughout the Army, to include Commanding General, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command; Assistant Division Commander (Maneuver), 1st Cavalry Division; Commander, 17th Aviation Brigade; service on the Joint Staff; and key leadership positions in the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment.
From 2011-2015, Myles held senior leadership positions at DynCorp International culminating as Senior Vice President with P&L responsibility for its annual $1.3B aviation portfolio. As President of Myles Associates, LLC, Myles provides strategic insights, guidance, and assistance to key clients supporting U.S. National Security interests.
Myles earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Middle Tennessee State University and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Webster University.
He graduated from Father Ryan High School in 1970. His wife of 44 years, Alice Myers Myles, graduated from St. Bernard Academy in 1970. They have one son, Jim, and two grandchildren, Grace and James.