Colonel Joseph B. King joined the National War College faculty in 2016 from the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, where he served as the director of the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies and later as the Plans Director. He is a European / Eurasian Foreign Area Officer with an Infantry and Special Forces background. Colonel King deployed to Iraq in 2003-2004, served in Pakistan 2012-2013, and has served in various attaché, security cooperation, and policy positions in Europe. In addition to his combat deployments, he has served in peacekeeping and stability operations in the Sinai, Haiti, and Bosnia. He is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and earned a Master of Russian and Eastern European Area Studies degree from the University of North Carolina and a Master of Strategic Studies degree from the US Army War College.
REGIONAL EXPERTISE: Eastern Europe, Baltics