MWI Resident Military Fellow

Maj. Nerea M. Cal is an active duty Army Aviator serving as an international relations instructor at the United States Military Academy. She commissioned in 2006 from West Point and has served in the Army for eleven years as a Blackhawk pilot, including assignments to Iraq, Afghanistan, and South Korea, and most recently as an Air Assault Blackhawk Company Commander in the 82nd Airborne Division, during which time she was awarded the Gen. MacArthur Leadership Award, which recognizes officers that embody the values of “duty, honor, country.” Nerea earned a master’s degree in Global Affairs from Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and has published work relating to the post-conflict reconstruction in Kosovo and the application of international law in cyberspace.