Richard F. Ganske

Richard (Rich) F. Ganske is an officer in the U.S. Air Force, B-2 pilot, and weapons officer. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the U.S. Air Force School of Advanced Air and Space Studies. Presently, he is pursuing a PhD in Political Science at Louisiana State University. Rich has participated in several deployments, including the Continuous Bomber Presence in the Western Pacific, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Odyssey Dawn. He was formerly the chief air targeting officer for U.S. Central Command charged with integrating lethal and non-lethal capabilities into plans for Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and the Horn of Africa. His present interests are focused on strategy, military theory, civil-military relations, and bargaining in war. Follow Rich on Twitter at @richganske.