May 07, 2016
Washington, D.C. — OXUS GROUP is pleased to announce that Mr. Arnold Fields, Major General, USMC (Ret.), has accepted position of Executive Advisor.
As the former U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, Major General Fields brings enormous experience in the battle against fraud and corruption in Afghanistan to safeguard U.S. taxpayer investments.
Major General Fields will work closely with senior management in delivery of projects seeking to strengthen oversight, transparency and accountability within Afghan public institutions to ensure sustainability of government and mission success. Major General Field’s participation will strengthen OXUS’ track-record of excellence in delivery of training, advisory and assistance programs for the U.S. and Afghanistan government.
About Major General Fields
Major General Fields is the former U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) and a retired US Marine Corps Major General who served over 34 years on continuous active duty. He was the Deputy Commander of Marine Corps Forces in Europe and Africa at the time of his retirement in January 2004. He was advanced to brigadier general in September 1996 and assigned to U.S. Central Command where he assumed dual responsibilities as commander of Central Command’s forward headquarters while also serving as Central Command’s inspector general. Following this tour, General Fields was ordered to Hawaii where he took command of all Marine Corps Bases in Hawaii. He was selected for promotion to major general while serving in Hawaii and received orders to Headquarters Marine Corps at the Pentagon where he served as Director of the Marine Corps Staff. Fields’ colonel assignments included Commanding Officer of Camp Fuji Japan and its Headquarters Battalion and Chief of the Evaluation and Analysis Division of the Pentagon’s Joint Staff’s Plans and Interoperability Directorate (J7).
He is the recipient of numerous military and civilian awards, including the Distinguished Service Medal; the Department of Defense Superior Service Medal; the Bronze Star Medal, with Combat “V”; the Department of State Superior Honor Award for service with the Department in Baghdad ; and the South Carolina Order of the Palmetto.
About OXUS GROUP
OXUS GROUP brings together the knowledge and experience required to enable our clients to succeed in government-funded contracts or private sector projects in Afghanistan and other markets in the region. The OXUS team’s areas of expertise include: government solutions, capacity building and training, technology services and solutions, business development, community engagement.
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