General Richard P. (Dick) Formica serves as the Vice President, Defense Accounts for CALIBRE Systems in Alexandria, Virginia. He leads CALIBRE’s efforts to bring capabilities to meet our defense clients’ needs; orchestrates and directs implementation of CALIBRE’s space and missile defense business plan; supports the company’s regional business development efforts; and provides leadership and oversight to CALIBRE’s force management and leader development service offerings. He represents CALIBRE in various government and business forums.
General Formica joined CALIBRE in June 2014 after 36 years of service in the U.S. Army. He is a career field artillery/fire support officer with experience in leadership, operations, and training. He has senior executive level experience in force management and space and missile defense. He served as the Commanding General, Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan; Joint Fires and Effects Coordinator/Force Field Artillery Commander in Multi-National Corps – Iraq; Deputy Director Political – Military Affairs (NATO/Europe) on the Joint Staff; and as the Director of Force Management for the U.S. Army.
His final assignment was as the Commanding General, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command and U.S. Strategic Command’s Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense.
General Formica received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Law Enforcement from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island; a Master’s Degree in Military Arts and Science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College; and a Master’s Degree in National Strategic Studies from the National War College.
He is married to Diane Hampton Formica. They have four adult children, three daughters-in-law, and seven grandchildren.