Lieutenant Colonel Thurman “Scott” Dickerson, U.S. Army, currently serves as the Chief of Concept Development at CA Proponent. He began his career as an armor crewman in 1996 and was commissioned as a Medical Service Corps officer in 2000 from Radford University. He holds a M.S. in Criminal Justice from Radford University and a M.A. in Strategic Security Studies from National Defense University. Since 2008, Dickerson has served in diverse conventional and special operations command and staff positions within CA, to include ARCENT CMO Officer Forward, Brigade Executive Officer, and XVIII Airborne Corps Deputy G9. He has deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan multiple times, Qatar, Yemen, and served a one year hardship tour in Kuwait.