Koby J. Langley

Director | Senior Vice President Service to the Armed Forces American Red Cross

U.S. Army, Veteran

Bio

Mr. Langley serves as a Senior Vice President at the American Red Cross, overseeing worldwide operations of Services to the Armed Forces. He previously served as the Director of Wounded Warrior, Veteran and Military Family Engagement at the White House and the Senior Advisor for Wounded Warrior, Veteran and Military Family Initiatives for CNCS, leading their largest expansion of services to veterans and military families.

In 2010 he was appointed to the Senior Executive Service at DoD, where he worked as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary and Senior Advisor for the Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy. In 2009, Langley worked as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Department of Veteran Affairs, leading strategic communication and strategic planning portfolios for offices reporting directly to the Secretary.

In 2008, Langley was appointed to the Presidential Review Team for the Department of Veterans Affairs. From 2006 to 2008, Langley was the managing member of a litigation firm and he worked as a Veteran organizer for the successful Congressional campaign of the first Iraq War Veteran elected to Congress.

During his military service, Langley was appointed as the first in-theater Foreign Claims Commissioner for Iraq; developed and published the first Foreign Claims Act Standard Operating Procedure in Iraq, and paid the first claim during combat operations.

Langley conducted over 100 Foreign Claims Act and Laws of Armed Conflict missions/convoys in Iraq, and served as an Operational Law Attorney and Prosecutor for the 82d Airborne Division. Langley also served as a Litigation Counsel for the Army where he practiced with dozens of attorneys in the Department of Justice, assisting in successful litigation of over 150 cases. He is published in numerous national news outlets, and has conducted visiting correspondent interviews for Fox News and MSNBC.

Langley is a two-tour combat Veteran and Bronze Star recipient for meritorious service.