Dana Struckman, Colonel, USAF (ret)
National Security Affairs
Dana E. Struckman is an Associate Professor in the National Security Affairs Department (NSA) at the Naval War College. He joined the NSA faculty upon his graduation from the Naval War College in June of 2006 while on active duty in the U.S. Air Force. He retired in 2010 with the rank of colonel. Professor Struckman was commissioned in 1987 through the Air Force ROTC program. A career missile and space officer, he has extensive operational missile experience in both the Minuteman III and Peacekeeper weapon systems and served in a variety of staff assignments at headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado and as a Program Element Monitor, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Pentagon, Washington D.C. He also served as a military advisor on space and missile issues to the Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Washington, D.C. as well as an on-site US Government Verification Officer for NATO missile destruction compliance in Eastern Europe. Additionally, he served as a squadron commander in the 91st Missile Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Nebraska, a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a Master’s degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College.
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