Lieutenant Colonel Michael J. Yaguchi, United States Air Force, Retired

Lt Col Yaguchi is an Air Force veteran; the former Director of VA Programs for CSRA International, Inc., and currently is the CEO and Chairman of Alfa-Dawg PPE, LLC.

Lt Col Yaguchi enlisted in the Air Force as a medical service specialist in 1978. After completing Officer Training School in 1986, he served in a variety of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) crew, wing, and higher headquarters staff positions, and was an on-site weapons inspector under two strategic arms control treaties (INF and START).  He retired from the USAF in 2006. In 2009, he assumed duties as the Director, Nuclear Policy in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. In 2020 he started Alfa-Dawg PPE, LLC headquartered in Houston TX.  The US Secretary of Veteran Affairs appointed him to a two-year term on the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans.  He also serves or served on the Board of Directors for many non-profit organizations, including, but not limited to, The Alzheimer Association (Northeast NE); the Go For Broke National Education Center; advisory board member with the National Veterans Network; and the Nisei Veterans Committee, a war-veterans non-profit, located in Seattle WA.

Lt Col Yaguchi has a B.S. in Biology from the University of Washington; and a Master of Arts in Air and Space Operations, Air Command and Staff College.  

Lt Col Yaguchi has been a member of Armed Forces Insurance since 2017.