David Musick

Major David Musick is a 22 year veteran in the U.S. Army (10 years enlisted), with 30 months spent in Iraq at the Battalion and Brigade level. He is a Doctoral candidate at The University of North Texas focusing on military government and civil affairs in the World Wars. Major Musick is currently teaching military history at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point.

As the world watches the 2014 iteration of the Middle East conflict observers should remember that history is continuous rather than episodic.