Brigadier General (Ret) Edward L. Dyer currently serves as a Senior Advisor to Home Base and Home Base Florida Leadership Council Chair.
During his service with the U.S. Army, which spanned 29 years active duty, BG Dyer was assigned to numerous command and staff positions including Deputy Commanding General of the 24th Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas; Chief of Crisis Action Planning for the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon; Commander, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division in Mannheim, Germany, Commander, 3rd Brigade, 2d Infantry Division at Fort Lewis, Washington; and Commander of the 1st Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, an assignment which included combat in Iraq as part of the Desert Storm campaign.
Following his military career, General Dyer spent 15 years in the defense industry including 9 years with Lockheed Martin Corporation and 6 years with Allison Transmission in Indianapolis, IN. The Dyers relocated to Naples in 2015 and are full time residents there.
BG Dyer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.
BG Dyer has served as the President of the GEN Douglas MacArthur Chapter of the Association of the United States Army and as a member of the Board of Directors for the Hampton Roads USO. He currently also serves on the Board of Advisors/Executive Committee for two other Veterans Organizations.