SASE National Conference

Joseph Peterson


Joseph F.H. Peterson is vice president of Special Operations Forces/Army Programs for Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Ariz. In this position, he coordinates broad advocacy across the enterprise, businesses and product lines to ensure alignment and growth within all Army-related efforts. Before joining Raytheon, Peterson served in the U.S. Army, retiring as a lieutenant general. His service included command assignments in armored and cavalry units through division command culminating his military career as deputy commanding general, U.S. Army FORCES Command. Peterson was the first U.S. Army lieutenant general (three-star) of Hawaiian ancestry.