GEN (Ret) Jacoby
Distinguished Chair
General Charles H. Jacoby, Jr. is the Senior Vice Chairman for Capitol Peak Asset Management Company. He also serves as the Distinguished Chair of the Modern War Institute at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
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COL Collins
Director
Colonel Collins is the Director of the Modern War Institute. He also serves as the Defense and Strategic Studies Program Director at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
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LTC Jackson
Deputy Director
Lieutenant Colonel Michael Jackson is the Deputy Director of the Modern War Institute at the United States Military Academy. He also serves as the course director for DS497 Strategic Studies Capstone, and DS489 Advanced Individual Studies within the Defense and Strategic Studies program.
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COL Knapp
TRADOC Liaison Officer
Colonel Denton Knapp is a career Infantry officer of 29 years, serving in Army, Joint, and NATO command and staff positions. He serves as the US Army Training and Doctrine Command Liaison Officer to USMA.
Lionel Beehner
Director of Research
Lionel Beehner is the Director of Research for the Modern War Institute at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He also serves as the course director for DS345 Military Innovation within the Defense and Strategic Studies program.
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LTC Bakos
LTC Bakos is a career Infantry officer and a Fulbright Scholar at the Modern War Institute at West Point and teaches courses on Comparative Defense Policy and Insurgency/Counterinsurgency in the Defense and Strategic Studies Program.
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MAJ Spencer
Strategic Planner
Major John W. Spencer currently serves as the Strategic Planner and Strategic Initiatives Coordinator for the Department of Military Instruction. He teaches DS320 Landpower.
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CPT Miraldi
Strategic Projects Manager
CPT Jake Miraldi is the Strategic Projects Manager for the Modern War Institute.
SFC Rothrock
Digital Textbook Senior Editor
SFC William Paul (Willy P) Rothrock is a Special Forces Engineer Sergeant (18C) assigned to the United States Military Academy (USMA) Department of Military Instruction (DMI).
John Amble
Editorial Director
John Amble is the editorial director of the Modern War Institute at West Point. He is a former U.S. Army military intelligence officer and a veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan.