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).

Small Wars Journal and Small Wars Journal-El Centro are pleased to announce an updated line up for the Small Wars Journal-El Centro Fellows for 2015.

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A civilian’s perspective on our COIN efforts in Eastern Afghanistan. A just released book written for field grade military and civilian equivalents.

The number of American cities that have the presence of at least one of the seven major Mexican Drug Cartels have more than tripled since 2010...

The White House accidentally blew the cover of the top CIA officer in Afghanistan Saturday.

Continue on for The Nighhawks, in Balmer, Murlund.