Joseph N. Gardner

Lieutenant Colonel Joseph N. Gardner is a Distinguished Military Graduate of the Army Officer Candidate School, where he received his commission as a Signal Officer in 2001.  He is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with a BS in Sports Management and holds a MA in Information Systems Management from Webster University.  Lieutenant Colonel Gardner is an alumnus of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Senior Fellows program, having studied there as the Army G-3/5/7 Fellow for academic year 2015-2016.  Prior to his selection as a Marshall Center Fellow, he served in variety of command and staff positions across different warfighter and enabler disciplines.

The world has a history of repeating themes, such as the collapse of states and global unrest, about every twenty years.