Dan McCauley

Dan McCauley is a National Defense University assistant professor at the Joint Forces Staff College located in Norfolk, VA.  Prof McCauley is a retired United States Air Force  pilot and has served in various course director capacities such as air operations, strategy, and theater campaign planning.

Dan McCauley argues that the unimaginative 2012 Strategic Defense Guidance calls for some creative thinking.

Dan McCauley urges us to consider strategic thinking and apply it in considering our complex problems.

This essay proposes integrating elements of design thinking into the Mission Analysis and COA Development steps of the JOPP to develop the variety of options that the POTUS and SECDEF require in a...

There is neither a shortcut to knowledge nor a process that forces critical and creative thinking on those individuals incapable of or unprepared for its complexities.    ...