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.