COL Carlos Perez, Jr., USA, Ret.
Chief Operating Officer and Assistant Secretary
Carlos joined AAFMAA as Assistant Secretary in 2015. He supervises all operations of AAFMAA Life, which provides life insurance for new and existing members of AAFMAA. This includes new business, policy services, member benefits, survivor assistance services, information technology, and support services.
Carlos brings to AAFMAA over twenty six years of active duty Army leadership as an Engineer Officer in a variety of command and staff assignments, including battalion command in the United States and operational and combat deployments to Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan. His expertise includes programming and budgeting, national security policy, and economic policy. He has served on the economics faculty at the National Defense University's Eisenhower School and at West Point and was the Professor of Military Science at the University of Hawaii. He holds a B.S. in Mathematical Economics from West Point, an M.B.A. from Stanford University, and an M.S. in National Resource Strategy from The Eisenhower School.