Frank Hoffman is a Senior Research Fellow at the National Defense University. He retired from the Marine Corps Reserve in the summer of 2001 at the grade of Lieutenant Colonel. He directed the NDU Press, which includes the journals Joint Force Quarterly and PRISM. From August of 2009 to June 2011, he served in the Department of the Navy as a senior executive as the Senior Director, Naval Capabilities and Readiness. Frank is a Ph.D. Candidate the King’s College London War Studies Department.