CHARLESTON, SC--(Marketwired - November 22, 2017) - Safe Ports, an expert global solutions provider in logistics and other mission critical functions for government agencies, NGOs and commercial enterprises, today named former U.S. Rep. Curt Weldon (R-PA) to the company's Board of Advisors. The announcement was made by Lucy Duncan, CEO, Safe Ports; and General John M. (Jack) Keane, U.S. Army retired, and chairman, Safe Ports Board of Advisers.

Former Rep. Weldon served for 20 years in Congress, exiting in 2007 as Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee, as well as Vice Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee. He also served on the Energy Subcommittee of the House Science Committee.

While in Congress, Weldon led more than 60 bi-partisan delegations to over 100 nations. He has also taught and lectured around the world including the Technical University of Budapest, Cambridge University, Chinese National Defense University, Fudan University, MGMO University (Moscow), Karic University (Belgrade), and Al Fateh University (Tripoli), as well as at numerous colleges and universities throughout the U.S.

"I am enthused and honored to join the Safe Ports Board of Advisors and to serve with its Chairman, General Jack Keane," said Weldon. "Under the leadership of CEO Lucy Duncan, Safe-Ports has advanced America's interests worldwide through humanitarian and security initiatives."

In addition to General Keane, who joined as chairman in 2011, other members of the Safe Ports Board of Advisors are:

  • Vice Admiral Malcolm I. Fages, U.S. Navy retired;
  • Colonel Derek Harvey, U.S. Army retired;
  • Michael Saunders, former partner, Booz Allen;
  • Lieutenant General Michael Steel, U.S. Army retired; and
  • D. Sykes Wilford, Ph.D., W. Frank Hipp Distinguished Chair in Business, The Citadel.

Weldon, who earned a B.A. in Russian Studies from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded 5 Honorary Doctorate Degrees and is an Academician/Member of the Russian Federation Academy of Social Sciences. He has received over 100 national and international awards and commendations for his public service.

About Safe Ports: Founded in 2005, Safe Ports is both a U.S. federal contractor and a commercial business based in Charleston, SC. Under the leadership of CEO Lucy Duncan, Safe Ports excels in logistics, inland port development, port security; disaster relief training and preparedness, and geospatial/environmental services. The company operates globally, with an emphasis on emerging markets or countries in transition. To learn more, visit

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