Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster is replacing Michael Flynn as the national security adviser. Flynn was forced to resigned after misleading Vice President Mike Pence about phone calls with a Russian diplomat. A West Point alum, McMaster is three-star general with a doctorate in history from the University of North Carolina. He received a Silver Star in the battle “73 Easting” in February 1991. McCaster, 54, served in the Persian Gulf War, Afghanistan and Iraq wars. He is married and has three daughters.