RADM (Ret) Len Hering, Sr.
LtGen (Ret) Terry Robling
Terry Robling joined the Proud Foundation as a member of the Board of Advisors shortly after its founding. He served as the CEO of PKL Services, Inc., a global defense services company, from January of 2015 to February of 2020, following a distinguished 38-year career with the U.S. Marine Corps. Terry led the company for 5 years before stepping down as CEO and moving to a role on the Board of Directors.
In the Marine Corps, Terry served in the Marine Corps’ largest operational command billet as the Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and retired as a Lieutenant General. Previously, Terry served as the Deputy Commandant for Aviation, responsible for all Marine Corps aviation procurement, budgeting and policy decisions. He also served as the Commander, Marine Corps Forces and Marine Corps Bases, Japan, as well as the Commanding General of III Marine Expeditionary Force in Okinawa, Japan. Terry flew as a Naval Fight Officer in F-4 Phantom and F/A-18D aircraft and accumulated over 5,300 tactical jet hours in peace and combat throughout his career.
Terry has earned numerous military awards and decorations including three foreign government awards; The Order of the Rising Sun (Gold and Silver levels) from the Emperor of Japan, The Order of National Security Merit (Gukseon Medal) from the President of Korea, and the Legion of Honour (Rank of Knight) from the President of France.
Terry currently serves as the President and CEO of RIO Defense Consulting Group. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Diligent Aircraft Corporation and PKL Services, Inc., the Strategic Advisory Board of Insitu, and consults for Pratt and Whitney Military Engines Company, Power Ten, Inc., and Karem Aircraft Company.
Terry serves as the National Commander of the Marine Corps Aviation Association and is the Co-Chair of the West Coast Campaign of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation.