As Senior Vice President for International Services and Service tothe Armed Forces, Koby Langley provides oversight and direction forAmerican Red Cross programs around the world, with a focus onglobal elimination of measles and rubella, and international disasterpreparedness, response, and recovery operations for communitiesin need. In addition, Langley oversees the worldwide supportprovided to service members, veterans and their families — theoldest congressionally chartered mission of the American RedCross.
Working in coordination with the global Red Cross and Red Crescentnetwork, the American Red Cross International Services provides critical support in Latin America,Africa, Asia and Europe in some of the world’s most at-risk communities around the world. Inaddition, International Services helps to reconnect families separated by crises via participation inthe global Restoring Family Links communication network, supporting almost 10,000 families a year.The Red Cross is also a key partner in the global effort to eliminate measles and Rubella, supporting2 billion vaccinations since 2001.
Service to the Armed Forces provides critical services with a caring touch, from the moment amember of the military joins the ranks, throughout their military careers and long after they returnhome as veterans. Operating the largest integrated emergency and critical support casemanagement system for military families in the world, the military counts on the Red Cross to provideemergency communications that link them with their families during a crisis – 24 hours a day, 365days a year. Additionally, Service to the Armed Forces provides in-theater support to servicemembers deployed overseas. Service to the Armed Forces leads volunteer activities on 180locations on military installations, 171 Veteran Affairs facilities and provides EmergencyCommunication Assistance services to more than 80,000 Military members and their families a year.
Langley previously served as the Director of Wounded Warrior, Veteran and Military FamilyEngagement at the White House and the Senior Advisor for Wounded Warrior, Veteran and MilitaryFamily Initiatives for CNCS, leading the largest expansion of services, and grants for veterans andmilitary families in Agency history.
In 2010 he was appointed to the Senior Executive Service at Department of Defense, where heworked as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary and Senior Advisor for the Office of Wounded WarriorCare and Transition Policy. In 2009, Langley worked as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of theDepartment of Veteran Affairs, leading strategic communications and several constituency-basedstrategic planning portfolios.