Major Marc Lindemann is currently serving as Battalion Executive Officer for the 1-258th Field Artillery Battalion of the New York Army National Guard, as well as a Principal Assistant District Attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. He deployed to Central Iraq in 2005-2006 as a platoon leader in the 4th Infantry Division. Major Lindemann received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history at Yale University and holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School. The views and opinions expressed here are the author’s alone and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Army, Department of Defense, or any U.S. government agency.