Lieutenant Colonel, (Retired) from Active Duty with the U.S. Army with 25 years’ experience working in all three components of the U.S. Army. Duty experience in Armor, Infantry, and Civil Affairs assignments, to include the National Training Center (NTC) and the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC). Duty also included the 82nd Airborne Division, MINURSO (Western Sahara, UN Mission), the 96th Civil Affairs Bn (ABN) with missions to Africa and Eastern Europe, SFOR (Bosnia and Herzegovina), SOCCENT and USCENTCOM (Operation Iraqi Freedom). Post retirement service included Training and Exercise Support Specialist at USCENTCOM, Civil Affairs Program Specialist (USSOCOM). Currently serving as the DoD Information Analysis Center Field Representative – USSOCOM, supporting SOF-ATL (USSOCOM Acquisition Technology and Logistics), working out of the Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate.