Maj. Jessica C. Caddell is an instructor of Defense and Strategic Studies at the US Military Academy. Jessica’s past assignments include deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, Commander of the Intelligence and Sustainment Company, 101st Airborne Division, and Battalion Intelligence Officer for 2-506 Infantry Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Currahee).
Maj. Ryan Leach is an instructor of Defense and Strategic Studies at the US Military Academy. Prior to his assignment to West Point, Ryan earned his Master of Arts in Military History from Texas A&M University. Ryan has served as a company commander, brigade intelligence officer, civil-military operations officer, assistant operations officer, and platoon leader.
Dr. Robert Person is an Associate Professor of International Relations at the US Military Academy and director of West Point’s curriculum in International Affairs. A specialist on Russian and post-Soviet politics and foreign policy, he holds a PhD in political science from Yale University and an MA in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies from Stanford University.