Jo Brick


Jo Brick is an officer in the Royal Australian Air Force. She holds a Master of Laws, and a Master of Military and Defence Studies (Advanced) from the Australian National University. She is also a graduate of the Australian Command and Staff College. Her primary interests are strategy and civil-military relations, the ethical aspects of the laws of war, command decision making, and the role of air power and armor in modern warfare. Jo is a Member of the Military Writers Guild. Follow Jo on Twitter @clausewitzrocks.

Brett A. Friedman

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B. A. Friedman is a military analyst and an officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. He holds a B.A. in History from The Ohio State University and an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. He is a founding member of the Military Writers Guild, the editor of 21st Century Ellis: Operational Art and Strategic Prophecy, and the author of On Tactics: A Theory of Victory in Battle. Follow Brett on Twitter @BA_Friedman.

Marc K. Milligan

Marc Milligan is a staff officer in the US Air Force, currently based in Japan. He has spent operational time in Air Force Space Command, Special Operations Command, and the District of Washington, as well as with Combined and Joint Special Operations Task Forces. Marc earned a Master of International Relations and has deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and worldwide as an instructor and evaluator in multiple airframes as a combat aviation advisor and mission commander. His primary interests include Aviation Foreign Internal Defense, security cooperation, and international affairs with a focus on East and Southeast Asia. Follow Marc on Twitter at @MK_Milligan.

Michael Peterson

Michael T. Peterson is an officer (chaplain) in the Canadian Armed Forces and is currently serving with a focus on training and course development.  He holds a PhD in literary studies from McMaster University, a Masters of Divinity from the Toronto School of Theology (Wycliffe), and a Masters of Religious Studies from Wilfrid Laurier University.  He is a priest in the Anglican Church of Canada, with experience in academia and the private sector.  He has been a regular contributor to The Strategy Bridge, and his current research interests include history, ethics, religion, and spirituality in military context. Follow Michael on Twitter at @madpadre1.