Capt. Jeff Bender is the Operations Officer of the Modern War Institute and teaches DS350, Persuasive Communication. Prior to his assignment to the United States Military Academy, Jeff earned his Master of Science in Strategic Communication from Columbia University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Bentley University. Jeff has deployed in support of Operations Inherent Resolve and Atlantic Resolve. His most recent assignment was commanding Charlie Company, 2-7IN, 1st ABCT, 3rd Infantry Division. Capt. Bender is married with two children.