Major General Granger
General Granger, an oncologist, former military general officer, currently serves as D3D's Senior Military Advisor.
Prior to his retirement from the US Army, Granger served as the Deputy Director and Program Executive Officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), from December 2005 to May 2009. In this role, he was the principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) on DOD health plan policy and performance. He oversaw the acquisition, operation, and integration of TRICARE/DOD’s managed care program within the Military Health System. Major General Granger led a staff of 1,800 in planning, budgeting and executing a $22.5 Billion Defense Health Program.
Prior to joining TRICARE Management Activity, Major General Granger led the largest U.S. and multi-national battlefield health system in our recent history while serving as Commander. He has led at every level of the Army Medical Department. General Granger has received numerous awards, decorations and honors, including the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with three oak leaf clusters, the Bronze Star Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters. He is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Board of Hematology and Oncology, certified Physician Executive by the Certifying Commission in Medical Management, certified by the American College of Healthcare Executives, and Certified in Medical Quality by the American Board of Medical Quality. CERT-certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight from Carnegie Mellon University.
Major General Granger is currently the President and CEO of THE 5Ps, LLC, a health care, education, and leadership organization. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Arkansas State University in 1976. A Distinguished Military Graduate, MG Granger was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps. Upon graduation from the University of Arkansas School Of Medicine in 1980, he was awarded the Henry Kaiser Medical Fellowship for Medical Excellence and Leadership. MG Granger completed a residency in Internal Medicine in 1983 and a fellowship in Hematology-Oncology in 1986 at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. Granger was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science Degree from Meharry Medical College in 2009.