Lt. Col. Schneider joined the faculty at the U.S. Naval War College in 2019. He holds a bachelor’s in international affairs and a Master of Science in administration of justice and homeland security. He was commissioned as a field artillery officer through the Army ROTC program in 1997. His assignments include service in Georgia, Oklahoma, Washington, D.C., Boston and Rhode Island. He has operational and combat deployments to Iraq, Kuwait and Egypt. His last assignment was as a base of support commander for Erbil Air Base for Coalition Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve in Kurdistan, Iraq. As part of the U.S. Army National Guard, he serves as the reserve component adviser.