Retired General Paul Vallely served in the Vietnam War and retired in 1993 as Deputy Commanding General, Pacific Command. In 2004, together with retired Air Force Lieutenant General Thomas McInerney, he co-authored the book Endgame: The Blueprint for Victory in the War on Terror. He is the Chairman of Stand Up America and Nemo Arms Company. Vallely has lent his support to the organization Veteran Defenders of America.