John Case

Colonel John Case is an Army Reservist who currently commands 1st Brigade, Gulf Division, 75th Training Command at Fort Jackson, SC. Case previously served as Functional Team Chief with the 353d Civil Affairs Command, JCMOTF Liaison Officer with Special Operations Command-Joint Forces Command, and as Commander of the 415th Civil Affairs Battalion. In his civilian life, he is the North America Support Manager for AVEVA Inc., Wilmington, DE.

A comparison of World War II German and United States Army command cultures will reveal a chasm in the creativity, leadership, and execution capabilities of the officers involved.