Maj. Rick Montcalm currently serves as the Department of Military Instruction’s Strategic Planner within the Modern War Institute. Prior to his assignment at West Point, he served as an XO in the US Army TRADOC Command Group following his key developmental assignments as a Squadron S3/XO and Brigade XO in 1/101st Airborne Division. As an Armor Officer, Maj. Montcalm has been assigned to Armor, Stryker, and Infantry Brigade Combat Teams with deployment experience in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He holds a Master’s in Policy Management from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Austin Peay State University. Maj. Montcalm currently lives on West Point with his wife and two children.