Thomas Doherty

Thomas Doherty has served in both the enlisted and officer ranks in both the National Guard and active duty Army. Originally commissioned through the Arkansas National Guard OCS program he was re-commissioned via a direct commission. He has served in multiple military occupational specialties. His enlisted time includes service in 3rd Ranger Battalion, and 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne). His commissioned service time includes:  platoon leader of both anti-armor and long range surveillance platoons, OC/T at JRTC, MFF ODA Commander, and other staff positions. He has deployed to Colombia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Tajikistan, Botswana, and Germany. Currently he is serving as a Special Forces officer.

Islamic extremist ideology has become a pandemic super-infection resistant to current counter-ideological methodologies.

The addition of the cyber domain begs the question: What about when the human terrain is the Key Terrain and control of it represents the decisive point?

If you just give the Host Nation (HN) stuff or do stuff for them you become their system.

The Army continues to debate the use of the term Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance. This debate was triggered when ISR became a synonym for Unmanned Arial Surveillance.

Rebuilding our special reconaissance capability.

Developed to streamline and expedite the orders process, the CONOP has forced leaders to expend time, effort and energy to push the CONOP through the approval process from the lowest to the highest...