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consultant , computer company executive

Andrew Lyman Cooley, American Corporation executive, former army officer. Decorated Defense Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with oakleaf cluster, Bronze Star, Air medal, others; Federal Executive fellow Brookings Institution, 1977-1978; named to Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame, 1979. Member Association United States Army, Armor Association.


Cooley, Andrew Lyman was born on October 14, 1934 in St. Louis. Son of Andrew L. and Algretta R. (Carr) Cooley.


Bachelor, George Washington University, 1964;Master of Arts, George Washington University, 1967;Master of Science, United States Army Command and General Staff College, 1966;postgraduate, United States Army War College, 1972-1973.


Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1955, advanced through grades to major general Continental United States and Hawaii, 1955-1964. Battalion advisory Vietnam, 1964-1965. Aide to chief of staff Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe, Belgium, 1967-1969.

Tank battalion Commander Germany, 1969-1970. Member staff Department of Army Pentagon, 1970-1972. Brigade Commander and division chief of staff Korea, 1975-1977.

Executive to Commander in chief Pacific Hawaii, 1978-1979. Assistant division Commander 101st Airborne Division, 1979-1981. Assistant deputy director for politico-military affairs, plans and policy directorate Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, 1981-1983.

Military adviser Habib-Draper Mission, Lebanon, 1982-1983. Director strategy, plans and policy Department Army, Washington, 1983-1985. Commanding general 24th Infantry Division (Mechanical) and Fort Stewart, Hunter Army Air Field, Fort Stewart, Georgia, 1985-1987.

Chief Office Military Cooperation, Cairo, 1987-1989. Retired, 1989; program manager Vinnell Brown Root, Turkey Base Maintenance Agreement, 1989-1991. Project manager operations and maintenance Brown and Root Services Corporation, Houston, 1991-1994.

Program manager Project Restore Hope Somalia, 1993. Indiana consultant with expertise in Africa, Croatia, Bosnia and Haiti, 1994-1997. Director operations Dyncorp International Technology Services LLC, 1998-2008, Sandi Group International Technology Services, since 2008.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Diplomatic Significances of the Great White Fleet, 1966, Realistic Deterrence in North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1973.


Member Association United States Army, Armor Association.


Married Joan Lynn Wheatley, January 9, 1958. Children: Cathleen Wheatley, Caroline Carr.

Andrew L. Cooley

Algretta R. (Carr) Cooley

Joan Lynn Wheatley

Cathleen Wheatley Cooley

Caroline Carr Cooley