Ian Bertram

Captain Ian Bertram is a U.S. Air Force pilot stationed at Kirtland AFB.  He is an evaluator in the UH-1N and Mi-17 helicopters.  He has prior experience in nuclear security with Air Force Global Strike Command, and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2012 as a Mi-17 Advisor Pilot.  He holds a B.S. in History from the United States Air Force Academy and M.S. in Military History from Norwich University.

A proper application of Clausewitz’s Center of Gravity provides the framework for an anti-ISIS strategy.

If training and using allies continues as the US way of war, then the latest generation of US Advisors should add Vegetius to their bookshelves.