Gregory O. Block was sworn in as Clerk of Court of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims by Chief Judge Bruce E. Kasold in a ceremonial session of the Court convened on September 1, 2010.
Mr. Block served in uniform for 30 years, having retired from active duty as a Colonel in the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. He served in multiple overseas locations including Germany, Korea, Bosnia, and Afghanistan, and completed his service in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he served as the Dean of the Judge Advocate General's School.
Mr. Block's educational background includes an undergraduate degree from Washington State University, masters degrees from the University of Southern California and the Army War College, a law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law, and an LL.M. from The Judge Advocate General's School.
Mr. Block currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife, Maureen; they have two grown sons.