Douglas A. Livermore

Doug Livermore works in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence) as an operational advisor as well as a Special Forces officer with Special Operations Detachment – NATO in the Maryland Army National Guard.  In addition to multiple combat deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan, Doug led special operations elements during sensitive contingency operations across Africa. He is a West Point graduate currently pursuing his master’s degree through Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program.  The views expressed in this article do not represent the positions of the Department of Defense or any other part of the U.S. government.

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