Glenn Penner

Major Glenn Penner is a U.S. Army Civil Affairs officer stationed at Fort Bragg, NC.  He has worked in conventional and SOF roles in Iraq, Pakistan and Qatar.  He holds a BA in History from the University of Alabama, an MA in Political Science from Virginia Tech and an MMAS from the U.S. Army Command & General Staff College.  He is originally from San Jose, CA and is married with a house full of children.

The literature on NGOs includes very little about NGO-military relationships in troubled areas.