Jeff Winters, LTC
National Security Affairs
Lieutenant Colonel Jeff Winters, U.S. Army, joined the National Security Affairs Department in July, 2010, and teaches Policy Analysis in the National Security Decision Making (NSDM) and Theater Security Decision Making (TSDM) core courses. He was commissioned through Army ROTC from Western Illinois University in 1987. Following company grade assignments in Infantry and Armor units in Germany and at Fort Riley, Kansas, he saw duty as a Tactical Officer and Operations Officer at the United States Military Academy and as a Squadron Operations Officer in South Korea. LTC Winters then served three consecutive assignments in Canada, with duties as an Operations and Plans Officer at the Canadian Forces Joint Operations Group (CFJOG); Small Group Instructor and later, Dean, at the Canadian Land Force Command Staff College (CLFCSC); and Senior U.S. representative to the Canadian Land Force Doctrine and Training System (LFDTS). In addition to a Bachelor of Arts in History and Biology Education, LTC Winters holds a Master of Science in Education from Long Island University (Eisenhower Leadership Program) and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the U.S. Army War College Defense Strategy Course. A veteran of Desert Storm, he has also twice deployed for Operation Enduring Freedom with service as the operations officer for Canadian Task Force Kabul in 2003 and as Deputy Director of Staff and later, Chief, Current Operations at ISAF Headquarters in 2008-09.
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