DynCorp International Chairman and CEO Steve Gaffney was appointed to USO of Metropolitan Washington’s board of directors, the organization announced Wednesday.
He will help USO develop and deploy programs and services for more than 500,000 service members in Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington.
Gaffney said in the announcement that more than 65 percent of DynCorp‘s employees are veterans.
USO is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support to soldiers and their families, including providing emergency housing and food assistance when needed.
Gaffney joined DynCorp in August 2010 and is a 25-year veteran of the defense industry.
He previously served as a senior vice president at ITT and president of the company’s defense electronics and services unit.