General John R. Allen is one of the United States’ leading and most seasoned wartime commanders. Gen. Allen served the nation as a Marine Corps four-star General, and as Commander of the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A).
On 13 September 2014, President Barack Obama appointed Gen. Allen as Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL. He currently serves as a Senior Strategic Advisor to PricewaterhouseCoopers.