Dr. Andrew Whiskeyman, COL (ret) is an Associate Research Scientist (PTK) with ARLIS. He also holds several other positions. He is a Goodpaster Scholars Fellow, an Associate Professor at the National Defense University, College of Information and Cyberspace, and visiting professor at Joint Special Operations University (JSOU). His areas of study include information warfare, disruptive technology, strategic forecasting, and leadership development.
Before he retired from active duty, he served as the Chief of the Information Operations Division (J39) within the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Operations Directorate J3 located at Macdill AFB, Florida. Before that, he was the Chief of Strategy for the CENTCOM Joint Cyber Center (JCC). Dr. Whiskeyman retired after over 28 years in the Army, but has extensive joint experience. He deployed five times: Kosovo (KFOR 3B - 2001/02), Afghanistan (3 times - 2004, 2006/07, and 2012/13), and Iraq (2008/09). He also has numerous shorter trips into the Middle East theater of operations. He has extensive experience in multi-national and interagency planning and operations.
Dr. Whiskeyman is a graduate (and plank owner) of the Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School (EWS - 2004), Air Command and Staff College (ACSC 2011 in residence - graduating 4th of 508 students and the Leadership Award Recipient), and the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies (SAASS XXI - 2012; graduated 10th of 59). He is the first Soldier with the Advanced Strategic Planning and Policy Program (ASP3) to earn his PhD (Military Strategy, Air University 2015). He has also taught as adjunct faculty with the eSchool for over 7 years - Joint Planning, Advanced Joint Warfare, and Space and Cyberspace courses.