Austin J. Luckenbach

CPT Austin J. Luckenbach is a Military Intelligence Officer in the Army National Guard with a tactical deployment to Afghanistan.  CPT Luckenbach also spent time as an enlisted airman in the Air Force, where we was a strategic and operational intelligence analyst.  As a civilian, CPT Luckenbach currently works at U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity as an in-house Ground Intelligence Subject Matter Expert.  He graduated with a B.S. in History from Binghamton University and is finishing his M.A. in Intelligence Studies from American Military University.  The opinions and views expressed in this paper are those of the author alone and are presented in his personal capacity.  They do not necessarily reflect those of any organization.

The War on Terror has been coined our era’s Vietnam and there has been no shortage of opinions on how similar or different Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom are.