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Lieutenant Colonel R. Reed Anderson

Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) R. Reed Anderson entered military service in 1987 as a U.S. Army Reserve combat medic and was commissioned in 1994 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at Brigham Young University as a Field Artillery officer. Following the artillery basic course, he spent two tours with the First Infantry Division in Kansas and Germany. Following battery command, LTC Anderson became a Europe foreign area officer, which has taken him on tours to Portugal, where he attended Portuguese Army and Joint Staff courses; the U.S. European Command; the U.S. Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); Afghanistan; and the Army staff. LTC Anderson holds a master’s degree in international security affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School. His previous publications include several articles in the Foreign Area Officers Association professional journal, International Affairs, to include a series of three articles on the trans-Atlantic relationship, and a treatise on strategic and operational planning for theater security cooperation at the geographic combatant commands. LTC Anderson is currently a member of the U.S. Army War College resident class of 2016, upon completion of which he will serve as the Chief of the Office of Security Cooperation at the U.S. Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia.

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