David A. Brown, Col. U.S. Army (Ret.) is the executive director of the Advanced Naval Strategist Program (ASP). A designated Army Strategist, Col. Brown’s career spanned more than 30 years in combat arms units and a variety of command and staff positions. His operational experience includes nuclear weapons programs, combat experience in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, and operational planning experience at Battalion, Brigade, Division and Theater levels to include operations in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Iraq. In 2008 he served as the senior military advisor for the 2nd Iraqi Army Division in Mosul. Professor Brown taught for seven years in the college’s Strategy and Policy department.