Mark A. Carter

Mark Carter is a government civilian employee with the Department of Defense. Mr. Carter retired from active duty in 2006 after 24 years of military service. Following military retirement he entered federal civil service in 2007 and has held positions in Data Management, Logistics, Nuclear Strategic Deterrence, plans and programs, and budget development. He holds a Master of Science in International Relations from Troy State University.

This paper identifies challenges faced by Geographic Combatant Commanders when operating as part of a multinational force or an interagency team.