Michael Deegan

Michael Deegan is a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, with present duty in the U.S. Army Reserve Legal Command. Colonel Deegan was deployed as the Security Justice Advisor (SJA) to the office of the U.S. Security Coordinator (USSC), Jerusalem, Israel from January to July 2014. The article was created with the assistance of Colonel Scott Marlin, U.S. Army Guard & Reserve who was deployed as the SJA, USSC from July 2015 to March 2016. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States Army, the United States Army Reserve, or the United States Government.

It wasn’t the trial of the century, but the strain of the pending verdict was apparent on the defendant’s face, a young, weary corporal.

Jordan is a key United States strategic partner. This essay provides basic information about Jordan the military practitioner should know.