Col. Spearow joined the U.S. Naval War College in 2018 and is the Tasker H. Bliss Professor of Land Warfare in the Strategy and Policy Department. He taught at Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute where he instructed and facilitated senior military and civilian leaders on areas of equal opportunity. He has commanded at the battalion level and served in various staff positions. Past operational assignments included the 1st Cavalry Division, 1st Infantry Division, 23rd Area Support Group, 3rd Corps Support Command, U.S. Central Command, 17th Field Artillery Brigade and U.S. Army Central. He received a B.S. from Kansas State University and an M.A. from the Naval War College.