Lt. Col. Andy Niewohner joined the U.S. Naval War College faculty in 2021 and teaches in the National Security Affairs Department. Commissioned in 2000 as an engineer officer, he has led engineer formations from the platoon through the battalion level. He has deployed multiple times in support of combat operations and has served as a United Nation’s staff officer. At the strategic level, he has served on the Army Staff working with the Joint Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense and State Department supporting international peacekeeping. Originally from Nebraska, he received a B.S. from the University of Nebraska and an M.S. from Central Michigan University.