Dave Dilegge

Dave Dilegge is a retired USMCR Intelligence and Counterintelligence / HUMINT officer. He is also a former USMC civilian intelligence analyst and worked several years in the private sector. He served with the 1st Marine Division during Operation Desert Storm. In 1999 he was the recipient of the National Military Intelligence Association’s Colonel Donald G. Cook Award for his work in supporting USMC and DoD urban operations analysis, wargaming and experimentation. He is currently a Director at the Small Wars Foundation and is Editor-in-Chief of Small Wars Journal. He is also a volunteer tutor at the Largo (FL) Public Library where he teaches English as a second language. His son David is an Infantry Sergeant currently serving in the Army's 1st Infantry Division (Mechanized).

Continue on for a link to all the presentations and panel discussions at this year’s Aspen Security Forum.

No video, just audio to jump-start your Monday morning.

Continue on to download this classic book - and a tip of the hat to Colonel John Collins (The Warlord), U.S. Army Retired, for sending this along.

A short SWJ update....

I first posted this short piece at the Urban Operations Journal on 28 February 2003 and reposted it here at SWJ on 17 December 2007. Here are the considerations, again.

1st Lieutenant says he was passed over because he had spent two years studying at Oxford instead of holding standard military jobs expected of junior officers during that period of their careers.