Colonel Pat DuBe joined the National War College military faculty in June 2021. Colonel DuBe received his commission through the U.S. Air Force Academy in 2000 and holds a Master of Military Studies with Honors from American Military University and a Master of Strategic Security Studies from the College of International Security Affairs. Colonel DuBe is a Command Pilot with over 3,200 hours. As a career SOF aviator, he has enjoyed assignments as an MC-130P evaluator pilot, HQ AFSOC Weapons and Tactics Deputy Chief, HQ AFSOC Chief of Standardization and Evaluation Mobility Branch, Initial Cadre MC-130J evaluator pilot, and commander of an MC-130J squadron. He has served in Operations IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM, FREEDOM SENTINEL and multiple humanitarian relief and contingency operations throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia. Colonel DuBe also served as the Deputy Director of the Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Strategic Execution Group.