COL Karen Radka – USA

Chair, Department of Strategy & Policy

Colonel Karen Radka, USA, joined the NWC as military faculty in July 2022 from United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM), where she served in the J5 as the Strategy and Plans Division Chief.  An Army Strategist (FA59), she has served at multiple combatant commands, at Headquarters, Department of the Army, and on Army division staff, with deployments to Iraq and Jordan.  She received her commission as an Engineer from the United States Military Academy in 1998.  Colonel Radka holds an M.B.A. from Georgetown University and was an Army War College Fellow at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA).