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    Air Force Judge Advocate Generals School Podcast

    Audio | Air Force Judge Advocate General's School

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    Interview-based podcast with leaders, innovators, and influencers on the law, leadership, and best practices of the day. We explore all areas of military legal practice, connecting the dots from the tactical to the strategic, and push the boundaries of innovation through the speed of relevance.



    Episodes


    • 51. The First Amendment in the Military with Major Alan Serrano - Part 2

      This is the second of a two-part interview with Maj Alan Serrano on the First Amendment. In it, we discuss the freedom of speech, the freedom of assembly, and the freedom of religion within the military. We tackle some of the most hot-button issues, including the interplay between free speech and the use of social media, how commanders grapple with curtailing certain types of speech, what constitutes an extremist group, and how the military typically handles requests for religious accommodations.

      10/20/2021


    • 50. The First Amendment in the Military with Major Alan Serrano - Part 1

      This is part one of a two-part interview with Maj Alan Serrano on the First Amendment. In it, we discuss the freedom of speech, the freedom of assembly, and the freedom of religion within the military. We tackle some of the most hot-button issues, including the interplay between free speech and the us of social media, how commanders grapple with curtailing certain types of speech, what constitutes an extremist group, and how the military typically handles requests for religious accommodations.

      10/08/2021


    • 49. PME at SOS and ISOS with Captain Kevin Malloy and Captain Jeremy Driggs

      This episode features Capt Kevin Malloy and Capt Jeremy Driggs, two Air Force JAGs. Both are graduates of two different professional military education programs. Squadron Officer School, and the less-well-known Inter-American Squadron Officer School. They offer an overview of these programs, their tips on how to be successful, and how they grew in leadership, teambuilding, and innovation through the process.

      09/21/2021


    • 48. Civil Air Patrol with Major Brittany Byrd

      Today we speak with Maj Brittany Byrd on the Civil Air Patrol. Major Byrd served as the Staff Judge Advocate for the Civil Air Patrol from 2018 to 2020. In this episode, Maj Byrd discusses the Civil Air Patrol's unique mission set, how military legal practitioners can best work with the Civil Air Patrol, and some of the bigger events the Civil Air Patrol has been involved in, including through the COVID-19 global pandemic.

      09/07/2021


    • 45. A View From The Bench - Family Law Domestic Cases with Colonel Benjamin Bowden - Part 2

      This is part 2 of a two-part episode with Reserve Colonel Benjamin Bowden, in which we discuss best practices, challenges to be aware of, and even how local military trial counsel can counsel legal assistance clients with domestic issues. Colonel Bowden draws on his extensive experience as an Air Force JAG and also as a civilian Circuit Trial Judge in Covington County, Ala.

      08/03/2021


    • 44. A View From the Bench - Family Law Domestic Cases with Colonel Benjamin Bowden - Part 1

      This is part 1 of a two-part episode with Reserve Colonel Benjamin Bowden, in which we discuss best practices, challenges to be aware of, and even how local military trial counsel can counsel legal assistance clients with domestic issues. Colonel Bowden draws on his extensive experience as an Air Force JAG and also as a civilian Circuit Trial Judge in Covington County, Ala.

      07/28/2021


    • 43. The Paralegal Air Force Reserve Component with CMSgt Lisa List & MSgt Troy Tobaben - Part 2

      this is part 2 of a two-part interview where we discuss the enlisted paralegal career field in the Air Reserve Component (ARC) with two guets, Chief Master Sergeant Lisa List and Master Sergeant Troy Tobaben. . This interview builds off of the interview conducted on the Air Force JAG Corps ARC in episodes 38 and 39 that focused more on the officer JAG opportunities. Chief Master Sergeant Lisa List is the Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA) to the Senior Paralegal Manager to the Air Force Judge Advocate General (TJAG). In this position, she serves as the principal advisor to the Senior Paralegal Manager, The Judge Advocate General of the Air Force, and senior staff on all Reserve enlisted matters for paralegals within the JAG Corps worldwide. Chief List partners with senior leaders to review and manage the overall health of the Reserve paralegal program, to include quality of life, morale, and welfare issues. Chief List enlisted in the Air Force on active duty in 1994 where she performed 3 active duty assignments over 7 years including 2 assignments at a wing legal office and 1 at a numbered Air Force. In 2002, she left active duty and joined the Category A Reserves. Through her career she has held multiple senior enlisted positions at the wing, NAF, and MAJCOM levels to include an Active Guard-Reserve (AGR) tour at Robins AFB, Georgia. Master Sergeant Troy Tobaben is the Law Office Superintendent assigned to the 10th Air Force, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. MSgt Tobaben oversees legal services for all military personnel and dependents assigned to 10th Air Force units and military retirees in the Texas area. MSgt Tobaben began his military career in the Navy on active duty assigned to the U.S.S. Constellation where he served as an Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Fuels for 5 years. He was next assigned to shore duty at Naval Air Station Barber’s Point, Hawaii, where he remained until he left active duty in 1999. After an 11-year break in service, he joined the Air Force Reserve as a Category A Knowledge Operations Specialist for the 336th Air Reserves at March Air Reserve Base, California. Then in 2012 MSgt Tobaben cross-trained into the paralegal career field and transferred to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, before moving into his current position.

      07/13/2021


    • 42. The Paralegal Air Force Reserve Component with CMSgt Lisa List & MSgt Troy Tobaben

      This is part 1 of two-part interview where we discuss the enlisted paralegal career field in the Air Reserve Component (ARC) with two guests, Chief Master Sergeant Lisa List and Master Sergeant Troy Tobaben. This interview builds off of the interview conducted on the Air Force JAG Corps ARC in episodes 38 and 39 that focused more on the officer JAG opportunities. Chief Master Sergeant Lisa List is the Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA) to the Senior Paralegal Manager to the Air Force Judge Advocate General (TJAG). In this position, she serves as the principal advisor to the Senior Paralegal Manager, The Judge Advocate General of the Air Force, and senior staff on all Reserve enlisted matters for paralegals within the JAG Corps worldwide. Chief List partners with senior leaders to review and manage the overall health of the Reserve paralegal program, to include quality of life, morale, and welfare issues. Chief List enlisted in the Air Force on active duty in 1994 where she performed 3 active duty assignments over 7 years including 2 assignments at a wing legal office and 1 at a numbered Air Force. In 2002, she left active duty and joined the Category A Reserves. Through her career she has held multiple senior enlisted positions at the wing, NAF, and MAJCOM levels to include an Active Guard-Reserve (AGR) tour at Robins AFB, Georgia. Master Sergeant Troy Tobaben is the Law Office Superintendent assigned to the 10th Air Force, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. MSgt Tobaben oversees legal services for all military personnel and dependents assigned to 10th Air Force units and military retirees in the Texas area. MSgt Tobaben began his military career in the Navy on active duty assigned to the U.S.S. Constellation where he served as an Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Fuels for 5 years. He was next assigned to shore duty at Naval Air Station Barber’s Point, Hawaii, where he remained until he left active duty in 1999. After an 11-year break in service, he joined the Air Force Reserve as a Category A Knowledge Operations Specialist for the 336th Air Reserves at March Air Reserve Base, California. Then in 2012 MSgt Tobaben cross-trained into the paralegal career field and transferred to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, before moving into his current position.

      06/21/2021


    • 46. The Commander's Role in the Military Justice System with Professor Dave Schlueter -Part 1

      This is part one of a two-part episode exploring some potential big changes in the role commanders play in the military justice system. We interview Professor Dave Schlueter, a subject matter expert in this topic, which is at the forefront of many legal practitioners’ minds, as congress and senior government officials have endorsed removing commanders’ authority to prosecute sexual assault and similar felony-level cases. Assuming these reforms take effect, this will be another large change in the practice of military justice. In this interview professor Schlueter discusses the commanders’ role in the military justice system, his analysis of some of the proposals in congress, and his forecast of how military justice may look with some of these changes.

      06/09/2021


    • 47. The Commanders Role in the Military Justice System with Professor David Schlueter - Part 2

      This is the second of a two-part episode exploring some potential big changes in the role commanders play in the military justice system. We interview Professor David Schlueter, a subject matter expert in this topic, which is at the forefront of many legal practitioners' minds, as congress and senior government officials have endorsed removing commanders' authority to prosecute sexual assault and similar felony-level cases. Assuming these reforms take effect, this will be another large change in the practice of military justice. In this interview Professor Schlueter discusses the commanders' role in the military justice system, his analysis of some of the proposals in congress, and his forecast of how military justice may look with some of these changes.

      06/09/2021


    • 41. Volunteering for the Air Force Barrier Analysis Working Group with Maj Alea Nadeem and Maj Sam Sliney

      In today’s interview, we have 2 guests to discuss a unique volunteer opportunity within the Air Force that many may not be aware of called the Air Force Barrier Analysis Working Group. And we take a closer look at one of the main action teams within this group called the Women’s Initiative Team (WIT). WIT played a key role in the updates to the new 2021 Air Force female hair standards. This is also the first interview where we’ve specifically addressed the aspect of volunteering. It goes without saying that volunteering of one’s time, talent and/or treasure is not only good from a spiritual, religious, or emotional standpoint but also from a leadership development perspective. In fact, volunteering is often the only way that you may be able to get involved with certain activities like our 2 guests will be discussing today. Major Alea Nadeem is Department of Defense Legislative Fellow assigned to the Secretary of the Air Force, Legislative Liaison, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. She is assigned to Alaskan Senator Lisa Murkowski. She also chairs the Air Force Women’s Initiative Team (WIT) as part of the Air Force Barrier Analysis Working Group, which we’ll be talking about today. Our second guest is Major Sam Sliney. She is a member of WIT and currently working on DoD policy to assist females within the military on the transport of breast milk while nursing their children and traveling for work. Major Sliney is currently the Area Defense Counsel at Pope Army Airfield, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where she is responsible for providing defense services to the 2,600 Airmen assigned to Pope Army Airfield and Fort Bragg. She previously was the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate at the same installation. Prior to that position, she was assigned as an Assistant Staff Judge Advocate at Seymour Johnson AFB, North Carolina.

      06/08/2021


    • 40. Space Force, Resiliency and Mindset with CMSSF Roger Towberman

      In this interview, we speak with Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force (CMSSF), Roger Towberman, on the new US Space Force, resiliency, and mindset. CMSSF Towberman is the first to hold this position as the highest enlisted noncommissioned officer in the United States Space Force, effective as of April 2020. In this capacity, he acts as the personal senior enlisted advisor to the Chief of Space Operations and the Secretary of the Air Force on all issues regarding the welfare, readiness, morale, proper utilization and development of the U.S. Space Force. Through his career spanning over 3 decades, Chief Towberman has held duties as a ground and airborne cryptologic language and intelligence analyst, in addition to a myriad of leadership roles at the squadron, group, wing, Numbered Air Force, Major Command and Combatant Command level. He has deployed multiple times including in support of Operations Joint Forge, Allied Force, Northern Watch, Southern Watch, Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and Unified Protector. As a Career Enlisted Aviator, he has logged more than 4,500 flying hours.

      05/25/2021


    • 39. Air Force JAG Corps Air Reserve Component with Brig Gen Mitch Neurock, Lt Col Rebecca Otey & Capt Amanda Wang - Part 2

      This is part 2 of a 2-part interview on the Air Force JAG Corps Air Reserve Component (ARC). We continue in discussion with our 3 guests including Brigadier General Mitch Neurock, Lieutenant Colonel Rebecca Otey, and Captain Amanda Wang who collectively share their stories and unique officer perspectives on serving in the ARC, how to balance part-time service with a civilian career, leverage their military training in professional development, and how to apply if interested. Note: Since the recording and production of this interview, Brigadier General Neurock was appointed as Major General and will be the Mobilization Assistant to The Judge Advocate General. Captain Wang also recently promoted to Major. Congratulations to both on their achievements!

      05/11/2021


    • 38. Air Force JAG Corps Air Reserve Component with Brig Gen Mitch Neurock, Lt Col Rebecca Otey & Capt Amanda Wang - Part 1

      This is part 1 of a great 2-part interview for anyone who may have an interest in serving their country part-time through the Air Force JAG Corps Air Reserve Component, or ARC, which includes the Air Force Reserves and Air National Guard. We have 3 guests on the show including Brigadier General Mitch Neurock, Lt Col Rebecca Otey, and Capt Amanda Wang who collectively share their stories and unique officer perspectives on serving in the Air Force JAG Corps ARC, how to balance part-time service with a civilian career, leverage their military training in professional development, and how to apply if interested.

      04/27/2021


    • 37. Digital Transformation with Colonel Sheri Jones and Mr. Dan O’Connor

      In this interview, we speak with Colonel Sheri Jones & Mr. Dan O’Connor on the “Digital Transformation” occurring within the Air Force JAG Corps. We discuss why and how the digital transformation is underway, offer some historical context, then move into discussion on applications, the design process, migration to cloud, and even touch upon how this digital transformation impacts the culture of the Corps as a whole. Colonel Sheri Jones is the Director and Chief Information Officer for the Air Force JAG Corps’ Legal Information Services Directorate located at Maxwell AFB. In this capacity, she is responsible for providing responsive and secure legal-specific information technology solutions to the Air Force and DOD legal communities. She has held a number of positions through her Air Force JAG career to include working at the base legal office, as a professor at the Air Force Academy, Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, Chief of Officer Assignments for the Air Force JAG Corps, as the Staff Judge Advocate at the 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg AFB, CA, and prior to her current position as the Deputy Commandant of the Air Force JAG School. Our second guest, Mr. Dan O’Connor, is the Deputy Director with Colonel Jones at the Legal Information Services Directorate. He oversees implementation of the Air Force JAG Corps information technology architecture including its case management, knowledge management, learning management and VTC platforms. He also directs the joint/DoD Computer Aided Legal Research capability. Mr. O’Connor began his career as a project engineer at VSA Engineering in Michigan where he designed automotive modeling software for Ford Motor Company. After attending and graduating law school, he practiced corporate law for a law firm in Detroit before transitioning into the Air Force.

      04/13/2021


    • 36. The Legal Profession in 2021 & Beyond with ASU Law School Dean Doug Sylvester & Assistant Dean Ray English

      In today’s interview we’re going to step outside of the DoD, and speak with ASU Law School Dean Doug Sylvester and Assistant Dean Ray English. They’re here to speak with us on “The Legal Profession in 2021 and Beyond” to include the current state of law schools, the legal sector, their perspectives on legal careers to include within the military, and leadership insights. ASU Law School Dean Doug Sylvester is the 8th dean of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, Phoenix AZ. Under his leadership, ASU Law reached historic heights where they rank 24th in the nation among all law schools and 7th among public law schools. This is quite an achievement considering they moved up about 24 spots over the last decade from 58th in 2008. From 2012-2020, the law school placed in the top 25 for employment (rising as high as #11 in 2014), hired nearly 60 faculty members, and raised nearly $80 million — more than twice the amount raised in the prior 45 years combined. In addition to Dean Sylvester’s duties as Dean, he has published, taught and lectured on issues of intellectual property law and commercialization, international law, emerging technologies and privacy. Prior to joining ASU, Dean Sylvester was a Bigelow Fellow and lecturer-in-law at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University, an attorney in the Global e-Commerce Practice Group at Baker & McKenzie in Chicago, and a law clerk for U.S. District Judge C. Clyde Atkins in Florida. Our other guest, Ray English is the Assistant Dean, Office of Career and Employment Services, where he focuses on employment and externships. Prior to joining ASU Law School, Assistant Dean English served as the Associate Director of Career Services at Georgia State University College of Law. And as of relevance to our military listeners, he attended Wentworth Military Junior College where he was recognized as a Distinguish Military Graduate and received a commission in the U.S. Army Reserve. He subsequently served six years as a Staff Judge Advocate in the U.S. Air Force. Then, upon leaving the military, he became an Assistant Professor of Law at Appalachian School of Law where he taught criminal law and litigation skills.

      03/31/2021


    • 35. The Air Force We Need with CMSAF JoAnne Bass

      In this interview, we speak with Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, JoAnne Bass, the first female senior enlisted service member of any US military branch. We discuss her insights on “The Air Force W Need” including on People, Readiness, and Culture; the challenges the Air Force and DoD face; how she utilizes social media to effectively communicate; to resiliency and leadership tips, especially as we all continue to work through the global pandemic. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, JoAnne Bass, is the senior noncommissioned officer in the United States Air Force. In August 2020, Chief Bass became the 19th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force and the first female senior enlisted service member of any United States military branch. In this capacity, she serves as the personal advisor to the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General Brown, and the Secretary of the Air Force, on all issues regarding the welfare, readiness, morale, and proper utilization and progress of more than 600,000 Total Force Airmen. Over her career spanning nearly 3 decades, she’s held a variety of leadership positions serving at the squadron, group, wing, and major command levels. She has significant joint service and special operations experience and has participated in numerous deployments and exercises in direct support of Operations Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, and Iraqi Freedom. And prior to her current position she was the Second Air Force's Command Chief Master Sergeant at Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi.

      03/16/2021


    • 34. Defense Personal Property Program with Mr. Rick Marsh and Mr. Bradley Richardson – Part 2

      This is part 2 of our discussion on the Defense Personal Property Program, or DP3 Program, with Director, Mr. Rick Marsh, and US Transportation Command attorney-advisor, Mr. Bradley Richardson. This part 2 continues where we left off on part 1. We continue our discussion on the DP3 Program to include how the DP3 team conducts strategic communication, innovates, works legal issues, and operates to improve the overall experience for customers, contractors, and other stakeholders.

      03/01/2021


    • 33. Defense Personal Property Program with Mr. Rick Marsh and Mr. Bradley Richardson – Part 1

      In this 2-episode interview, we discuss the Defense Personal Property Program, or DP3 Program, with Director, Mr. Rick Marsh, and US Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) attorney-advisor, Mr. Bradley Richardson. The DP3 Program deals with the movement of household goods and POVs, non-temporary storage, and the DoD management framework. We discuss the challenges faced by the DP3 Program, innovative solutions that the team is working on, and how they conduct strategic communication to their stakeholders including customers, contractors, senior leaders, Congress, through litigation, and others.

      02/08/2021


    • 32. Wind Energy Boom with Mr. Jim Cannizzo

      Today’s interview is the second consecutive interview with environmental law subject matter experts. In this interview, we have the pleasure to speak with Mr. Jim Cannizzo, a retired Air Force JAG, and current Senior Attorney-Advisor in the Mission Sustainment and Planning Branch of the Environmental Law Field Support Center, San Antonio, Texas. We discuss “The Wind Energy Boom” including some of the biggest wind energy challenges faced both within the Air Force and DoD. We also continue our discussion on the interplay between environmental law and military operations, and how this impacts our national security.

      01/19/2021


    • 31. Environmental Law & Air Force Operations with Mr. Joseph Miller

      Today's interview is the first of two separate interviews with environmental law subject matter experts. We have the pleasure to speak with Mr. Joseph Miller, to discuss Environmental Law and Air Force Operations. We plan to discuss some the biggest environmental law challenges we face both within the Air Force and DoD and the interplay between environmental law and operational law – an area often overlooked but very important from a national security perspective. Mr. Miller is the Chief of the Air Force Environmental Law Field Support Center, located in San Antonio, Texas which is now part of the Operations & International Law Directorate, Office of The Judge Advocate General. He leads a team of 32 attorneys and paralegals located at 9 locations in advising the headquarters staff, major commands and subordinate legal offices of the US Air Force on all environmental and land use statutes, regulations and policies.

      01/05/2021


    • 30. Decorated Combat Paralegal with MSgt Austin Hardin

      In this interview we sit down with Master Sergeant Austin Hardin, an active duty Air Force paralegal, to discuss his 2013 combat experience in Afghanistan. This combat experience earned him a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his heroic actions in an insurgent convoy attack where he was initially rendered unconscious by a vehicle born IED, recovered, immediately began returning fire, and saved the lives of the other passengers. MSgt Hardin discusses the convoy experience and how he worked to recover after being injured in the convoy attack and assimilate back into his legal office. He also offers some leadership principles and takeaways that he learned through the experience.

      12/07/2020


    • 29. Birth of the Special Victims' Counsel Program with (Ret.) Lt Gen Richard Harding - Part 2

      Welcome to Part 2 of The Birth of the Special Victims' Counsel (SVC) Program with (Retired) Lieutenant General Richard Harding, The Judge Advocate General of the United States Air Force from 2010-2014, who was instrumental in creating the SVC program. This Part 2 continues where we left off from Part 1 as General Harding discusses the seminal case of LRM v Kastenberg that afforded victims counsel certain legal rights on behalf of their clients, how universities across the country are now modeling aspects of military procedure in their administrative Title 9 sex assault cases on campus, and his views on how to effectuate positive change.

      11/24/2020


    • 28. Birth of the Special Victims' Counsel Program with (Ret.) Lt Gen Richard Harding - Part 1

      In this 2-part interview we discuss The Birth of the Special Victims' Counsel (SVC) Program with (Retired) Lieutenant General Richard Harding, The Judge Advocate General of the United States Air Force from 2010-2014, who was instrumental in creating the SVC program that affords sex assault victims independent legal counsel. In this Part 1, we take a behind-the-scenes look at how the SVC Program was created. General Harding discusses the initial opposition to the program, its biggest challenges, and how he worked to effectuate positive change.

      11/09/2020


    • 27. Busting Polygraph Myths with Lt Col Carlos Colon - Part 2

      Welcome to Part 2 of our interview with Lt Col Carlos Colon, an Air Force JAG Reservist and full-time FBI Special Agent and Polygraph Examiner & Coordinator. This part 2 continues where we left off from Part 1 as we continue to debunk the biggest polygraph examination myths. To date, Lt Col Colon has conducted over 900 polygraph exams and in this interview we take a deep dive into what polygraphs are, how they’re used in investigations and screening tests, how aspects of them can be admissible in court, the tech behind them, and the experts that use them.

      10/27/2020


    • 26. Busting Polygraph Myths with Lt Col Carlos Colon - Part 1

      In this 2-part interview we’re going to tackle the polygraph examination…and bust the biggest myths and misconceptions on them with Lt Col Carlos Colon, an Air Force JAG Reservist and full-time FBI Special Agent and Polygraph Examiner & Coordinator. To date, Lt Col Colon has conducted over 900 polygraph exams, and in this interview, we’ll take a deep dive into what polygraphs are, how they’re used in investigations and screening tests, how aspects of them can be admissible in court, the tech behind them, and the experts that use them.

      10/14/2020


    • 25. Joint Force Leadership with Brigadier General James Demarest - Part 2

      Welcome to Part 2 of our interview with Brigadier General James "Boots" Demarest, the Chief of Staff of the Florida Air National Guard, co-founder of the consulting firm, Joint Force Leadership, and former active duty F-15 pilot who later became a JAG. If you didn’t hear Part 1, please consider listening to the previous episode where we discuss Brigadier General Demarest’s background, development of his leadership philosophy, and 2 of the 3 pillars of the joint force leadership triad including communication and focus. In this Part 2, we continue in the discussion of the joint force leadership triad on, focus, then the last pillar, trust, specifically in how to build trust in yourself, your team, and your processes. We discuss how to monitor trust through the de-briefing process, including how fighter pilots conduct de-briefings as a best practice. We cover how his consulting firm teaches Fortune 500 companies and professional organizations like the NFL and conclude with a discussion on his new book, "Joint Force Leadership – How Seals and Fighter Pilots Lead to Success."

      09/27/2020


    • 24. Joint Force Leadership with Brigadier General James Demarest - Part 1

      This episode is the first part of a 2-part interview with Brigadier General James "Boots" Demarest, the Chief of Staff of the Florida Air National Guard, co-founder of the consulting firm, Joint Force Leadership, and former active duty F-15 pilot who later became a JAG. Over this 2-part interview we discuss The Joint Force Leadership Triad that was created through the combined experiences of Brigadier General Demarest as a fighter pilot, along with his co-founder, a former Navy Seal. In this first part, we discuss Brigadier General Demarest’s background, development of his leadership philosophy over multiple career paths, and 2 of the 3 pillars of the joint force leadership triad including communication and focus.

      09/23/2020


    • 23. Emotional Intelligence & Personality Profiles with (Ret.) Lt Col Megan Allison & Lt Col Brandie Jeffries - Part 2

      This episode is Part 2 of a two-part interview with two guest experts, Lt Col Megan Allison, USAF Retired, and Lt Col Brandie Jeffries, USAF. If you didn't hear Part 1, please do, where we discuss the importance of emotional intelligence (EI), ways to improve your EI, and the 16 Personalities Profile Assessment where we began discussion on the 4 pairs of opposites within the test. In this Part 2, we continue the discussion on the 4 pairs of opposites and our guests offer their tips and advice on how to take the Personalities Profile assessment, interpret the assessment, and implement its key results into your life to improve your emotional intelligence, and ultimate leadership ability.

      09/01/2020


    • 22. Emotional Intelligence & Personality Profiles with (Ret.) Lt Col Megan Allison & Lt Col Brandie Jeffries - Part 1

      In today’s interview we discuss “Emotional Intelligence and Personality Profiles,” a topic sure to increase your emotional intelligence, intra and inter personnel communication skills, and ultimate leadership ability. This episode is Part 1 of a two-part interview with 2 guest experts, Lt Col Megan Allison, USAF Retired, and Lt Col Brandie Jeffries, USAF. In this episode, we discuss the importance of emotional intelligence (EI), ways to improve your EI, and the 16 Personalities Profile Assessment where we began discussion on the 4 pairs of opposites within the test.

      08/18/2020


    • 21. Space Law & the New U.S. Space Force with Lt Col James Gutzman

      In this episode, we interview Lt Col James Gutzman on Space Law and the new US Space Force which became an independent military branch in December of 2019. We explore the historical development of space law, the current space legal regime, private enterprise in space, and the challenges and opportunities in this rapidly evolving space domain.

      08/05/2020


    • 19. Defense Support to Civil Authorities & Domestic Operations with (Ret.) Lt Col R. Curtis McNeil - Part 1

      This is part 1 of a 2-part interview on Defense Support to Civil Authorities & Domestic Operations with Retired Lt Col R. Curtis McNeil, the current Chief of Domestic Operations and Intelligence Law and First Air Force, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. If you have any interest in learning more about how the federal government supports local communities in times of emergency and natural disaster, this interview is for you! In this part 1 of the interview, we offer a behind-the-scenes look at defense support to civil authorities and domestic operations leading up to, during, and after a natural disaster. In part 2 of the interview, we explore the innovative legal solutions forged by Lt Col McNeil and his team through Hurricane Dorian, and then he offers a vivid personal account of living through Hurricane Michael, in the Florida panhandle, as a victim – and his leadership lesson takeaways.

      07/22/2020


    • 20. Defense Support to Civil Authorities & Domestic Operations with (Ret.) Lt Col R. Curtis McNeil – Part 2

      Welcome to the second part of a 2-part interview where we discuss Defense Support to Civil Authorities and Domestic Operations with Retired Lt Col R. Curtis McNeil. If you didn’t hear part 1, please do. In this part 2, we continue the interview and explore the innovative legal solutions forged by Lt Col McNeil and his team through Hurricane Dorian, and then he offers a vivid personal account of living through Hurricane Michael, in the Florida panhandle, as a victim – and his leadership lesson takeaways.

      07/22/2020


    • 17. Leadership Through Disruptive Innovation with (Ret.) Lt Gen Paul K. Carlton Jr - Part 1

      This episode is the first part of the 2-part interview with Retired Lieutenant General Paul K. Carlton, Jr., the former Surgeon General of the U.S. Air Force, and an 11,000 case surgeon with over 30 years of experience, on the topic, “Leadership Through Disruptive Innovation.” This interview includes some fascinating accounts of when his leadership was challenged in extremely high stress situations and his innovative solutions – in the face of putting his career on the line and potential courts-martial. In this first part, we discuss his background, a relief effort in Haiti where he made life and death decisions and an electrifying account of his personal experience at the Pentagon on 9/11 where he risked his life to save others.

      06/15/2020


    • 18. Leadership Through Disruptive Innovation with (Ret.) Lt Gen Paul K. Carlton Jr - Part 2

      This is Part 2 of the interview with Retired Lieutenant General Paul K. Calton, Jr., the former Surgeon General of the U.S. Air Force, and an 11,000 case surgeon with over 30 years of experience, on the topic, “Leadership Through Disruptive Innovation.” If you didn’t hear Part 1, please do. This part 2 picks up with Lieutenant General Carlton’s incredible account of 9/11 at the Pentagon, in which we left off with a Navy Seal there to assist in the midst of the inferno and chaos left in the wake of the plane crash.

      06/15/2020


    • 15. Vietnam POW & Tap Code with (Ret.) Colonel Carlyle "Smitty" Harris - Part 1

      This episode is the first of a 2-part interview with Air Force Retired Colonel Carlyle “Smitty” Harris, a Vietnam War Veteran fighter pilot who was shot down on combat mission in his F-105 over North Vietnam on April 4, 1965. Col Harris was forced to bail out, captured by the North Vietnamese and became the 6th American POW where he spent the next 8 years in captivity with hundreds of other American POWs including John McCain and George “Bud” Day. Col Harris suffered through torture, solitary confinement, and relentless abuse – but endured through it all with reliance on the Code of Military Conduct and a communication system, called the Tap Code, an old and unused WW2 communication method that he covertly taught his fellow POWs, and they in-turn taught others, which remained a vital link of communication through their captivity, without which they may have not prevailed. In this first part, we explore Col Harris' background, buildup to Vietnam, a vivid account of the day he was shot down over North Vietnam, his beginning experience in captivity, and how he resurrected the Tap Code to communicate with fellow POWs.

      05/25/2020


    • 16. Vietnam POW & Tap Code with (Ret.) Colonel Carlyle "Smitty" Harris - Part 2

      This episode is the second of a 2-part interview with Air Force Retired Colonel Carlyle “Smitty” Harris, a Vietnam War Veteran fighter pilot who was shot down on combat mission in his F-105 over North Vietnam on April 4, 1965. Col Harris was forced to bail out, captured by the North Vietnamese and became the 6th American POW where he spent the next 8 years in captivity with hundreds of other American POWs including John McCain and George “Bud” Day. If you didn’t listen to part one, please do where we discuss Col Harris' background, buildup to Vietnam, a vivid account of the day he was shot down over North Vietnam, his beginning experience in captivity, and how he resurrected the Tap Code to communicate with fellow POWs. In this part two, we further explore Col Harris’ account of solitary confinement in North Vietnam, his resolve to follow the Code of Military Conduct, how his fellow POWs utilized the Tap Code to their strategic advantage, his eventual release from captivity and homecoming, and his takeaways on resiliency and leadership.

      05/25/2020


    • 13. How to Innovate with (Ret.) Colonel Bill DeMarco - Part 1

      This is part 1, of a two-part interview, where we discuss "How to Innovate" from both the Air Force level and personal level with Retired Colonel Bill DeMarco. Colonel DeMarco is a native of San Carlos, California and graduated from the Citadel in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Management and commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant. He is a command pilot with over 2,700 flying hours and his experiences include command at the squadron, group and regional levels. He has been involved in all aspects of air mobility including: as a tactical and strategic airlift pilot, qualified in airdrop and special operations, tanker pilot, airbase command and control officer, and Commander, and served as the 44th Air Command and Staff College Commandant. He has served in Operations Desert Shield/Storm, Mogadishu, Rwanda, Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, Northern/Southern Watch, Nobel Eagle and most recently Enduring and Iraqi Freedom with four tours in theater. He holds three master of science degrees in Military Arts and Science from the American Military University; Military Operational Art and Science, from Air University; and Airpower Art and Science from the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell AFB. Col DeMarco currently sits as the Director of Air University Innovation and Leadership Institute, Chair and Dean of Education Leadership Department, and Professor of Leadership Studies Air Command and Staff College (ACSC), Maxwell AFB. He is an adjunct professor at Auburn University in Leadership. He serves as a National Security Affairs Fellow at Stanford’s University Hoover Institution and is a Fellow at The Judge Business School, Cambridge University, England. He’s been a TEDx speaker, contributes as a leadership consultant for the National WW2 Museum in New Orleans, and is the founder and CEO of the Mastermind Century Group, LLC.

      02/28/2020


    • 14. How to Innovate with (Ret.) Colonel Bill DeMarco - Part 2

      This is part 2, of a two-part interview, where we discuss "How to Innovate" from both the Air Force level and personal level with Retired Colonel Bill DeMarco. If you didn't hear part 1, please do. In this part 2, we further explore innovation from a personal standpoint, including determining your innovative profile based on a 4-color quadrant model, the Innovative LifeCycle Curve, and some "innovative" leadership insights. Colonel DeMarco is a native of San Carlos, California and graduated from the Citadel in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Management and commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant. He is a command pilot with over 2,700 flying hours and his experiences include command at the squadron, group and regional levels. He has been involved in all aspects of air mobility including: as a tactical and strategic airlift pilot, qualified in airdrop and special operations, tanker pilot, airbase command and control officer, and Commander, and served as the 44th Air Command and Staff College Commandant. He has served in Operations Desert Shield/Storm, Mogadishu, Rwanda, Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, Northern/Southern Watch, Nobel Eagle and most recently Enduring and Iraqi Freedom with four tours in theater. He holds three master of science degrees in Military Arts and Science from the American Military University; Military Operational Art and Science, from Air University; and Airpower Art and Science from the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell AFB. Col DeMarco currently sits as the Director of Air University Innovation and Leadership Institute, Chair and Dean of Education Leadership Department, and Professor of Leadership Studies Air Command and Staff College (ACSC), Maxwell AFB. He is an adjunct professor at Auburn University in Leadership. He serves as a National Security Affairs Fellow at Stanford’s University Hoover Institution and is a Fellow at The Judge Business School, Cambridge University, England. He’s been a TEDx speaker, contributes as a leadership consultant for the National WW2 Museum in New Orleans, and is the founder and CEO of the Mastermind Century Group, LLC.

      02/28/2020


    • 12. Exchange Officer Program with Major Chris Bailey

      In this episode, we discuss the Air Force JAG Corps Exchange Officer Program with Major Chris Bailey, the current Exchange Officer attached to the Royal Australian Air Force in Canberra Australia. As we’ve discussed in previous episodes, leadership and ambassadorship often go hand-in-hand, and in today’s interview, we explore Major Bailey’s unique position in ambassadorship, how he gained experience to prepare for the position, and how you can employ some of his lessons to become a better ambassador, whether at home or abroad, and perhaps pursue a career in international or operational law. Major Bailey currently serves as the USAF Legal Exchange Officer to the Royal Australian Air Force (or RAAF), posted to the Australian Defence Force Legal Services Directorate of Operations and Security Law in Canberra, Australia. In this capacity, he is fully integrated into the Defence Legal Division, providing legal services and advice on matters affecting defense strategic policy and plans, operations, exercises, and training to the Australian Department of Defence and all branches of the Australian Defence Force. He assists in reviewing and drafting regulations and doctrine, commenting on draft treaties, and reviewing new weapons for compliance with the Law of Armed Conflict (i.e. LOAC). In December 2010, Major Bailey entered active duty with a direct commission as an Air Force judge advocate. His prior assignments include acting as an assistant staff judge advocate at Canon AFB, then RAF Mildenhall in the UK as chief of operations and international law 100th Air Refueling Wing, where he subsequently acted as the Staff Judge Advocate at the 352rd Special Operation Wing. He also deployed in support of special operations in 2013. Major Bailey holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, from Southwestern University, in Texas, and J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law. He is a Squadron Officer School Distinguished Graduate, and more recently obtained a Master of Laws, or LL.M., in Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law, from University of Nebraska. Next, he became the Chief of Intelligence Law at 25th Air Force, JB San Antonio, Texas before moving into his current position.

      02/22/2020


    • 7. JAG Successfully Argues before US Supreme Court with Captain Thomas Govan - Part 1

      In this episode, we interview Captain Thomas Govan on his experience in successfully arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court in October 2018 in the case of Vernon Madison v. State of Alabama where he argued on behalf of the State of Alabama. The case centered around whether the 8th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, barring cruel and unusual punishment, prohibits executing a person for a crime they do not remember. This episode is the first part of the 2-part interview. In this first part, we discuss an overview of the case, how Captain Govan became involved and selected to present oral argument, and the preparation he took leading up to the day of oral argument. In Part 2, we focus on his experience at the US Supreme Court in oral argument.

      02/21/2020


    • 8. JAG Successfully Argues before US Supreme Court with Captain Thomas Govan - Part 2

      This is Part 2 of the interview with Captain Thomas Govan on his experience in arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court in October 2018 in the case of Vernon Madison v. State of Alabama. If you didn’t hear Part 1, please do, where we discuss an overview of the case, how Captain Govan became involved and selected to present oral argument, and the preparation he took leading up to the day of oral argument. Summary In summary for the case of Madison v. State of Alabama: The US Supreme Court held in a 5-3 decision with the State of Alabama that the 8th Amendment permits a state to execute a prisoner who no longer remembers the crime. However, the Court held that a state cannot executive rationally understand the reason for execution, whether that reason is due to psychosis or dementia, as is the case with Mr. Madison. Justice Kagan authored the Court’s majority opinion and was joined by Chief Justice Roberts, and Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor and Kagan. The dissent included Justice Thomas, Alito, and Gorsuch. Justice Cavanagh had not yet taken the bench. The majority opinion followed the precedents set in the seminal cases of Ford v. Wainwright, 1986, and Panetti v. Quarterman, 2007, where the Court held the 8th Amendment prohibits executing a prisoner who lost his/her “sanity” in that “killing one who has no capacity” to understand the crime or punishment “simply offends humanity.” And that there is no “retributive value” in executing a person who has no comprehension of the sentence.

      02/21/2020


    • 9. Effective Listening with (Ret.) Major Eric McGreevy

      In today’s episode we interview retired Major Eric McGreevy on "Effective Listening,” a topic rarely trained upon, generally misunderstood, but likely one of the most important skill sets in a leader’s toolbox. Major Eric McGreevy, US Air Force retired, is currently an Innovative Education Technologist at the Air Force Squadron Officer School where he is responsible for enhancing innovation and leadership at the School and also assists in their mixed reality leadership scenarios. Maj McGreevy enlisted in the Air Force as a Vehicle Operator/Dispatcher in 1989 and spent his first five years at Grand Forks AFB, ND. For the next six years, he was an Instructor for his career field’s technical training course at Lackland AFB, TX, and moved with the School when it was relocated to Ft Leonard Wood, MO in 1996. He was commissioned as a Logistics Readiness Officer in 2000 and has held several Flight Commander positions including Pope AFB, NC, and Rhein Main AB, Germany, where he was in charge of ground and air transportation specialists. Major McGreevy spent his last five years on active duty as a Flight Commander and Operations Officer for the Air and Space Basic Course. He has also deployed twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; first to Bahrain Air Base, then to Afghanistan for a year as an embedded training team member, responsible for mentoring the Afghan National Army’s vehicle maintenance program. Major McGreevy earned his Master’s degree in Management, with a concentration in Leadership, from the American Military University. He is a certified Professional Military Education (PME) “Master Instructor” with 20 years of teaching experience.

      02/21/2020


    • 10. Career Path with Brigadier General Mark Maldonado - Part 1

      This is part 1, of a two-part interview, with Brigadier General Mark Maldonado, the current Commander for the District of Columbia Air National Guard, who also holds the remarkable achievement of attaining 3 Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs) through his career as a pilot, personnelist, and a judge advocate – a true “triple threat” one could say! And he’s here today to talk about his career path – in that there is not necessarily a “normal” career path – from his humble beginnings in Puerto Rico and the Bronx, NY where he first learned to speak English, to his prominent role as a Commanding General. Brigadier General Maldonado pinned onto the rank of Brigadier General in June of 2019 and has had a truly remarkable – and unique – career. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1991 and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant pilot in May of that year. He attended undergraduate pilot training at Vance AFB, Oklahoma. From there, he transitioned into a personnelist, earning his second AFSC, where he acted as the Chief of Personnel Utilization and Training, at McGuire AFB, NJ. Brigadier General Maldonado then moved back into his pilot career path as a KC-135 aircraft commander at both Grand Forks AFB, ND, and then the New Jersey ANG from 1994-2006. During his transition to the New Jersey ANG he entered law school and graduated with a JD from Rutgers Law School in 2004. In 2006, he transitioned into his third AFSC as a Deputy Judge Advocate with the 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard. He subsequently became the State Staff Judge Advocate for Joint Force Headquarters, DC National Guard. In his civilian capacity, he worked as a federal prosecutor for the Department of Justice for more than a decade where he prosecuted large-scale international cases working in the Counterterrorism, Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Sections. Brigadier General Maldonado has numerous deployments under his belt including flying 48 combat sorties over Afghanistan in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Other deployments include Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Spain, Oman and Portugal. He also represented the Department of Defense’s Institute for International Legal Studies as a Rule of Law, Counterterrorism, and Counter-narcotics expert instructor in Peru, El Salvador, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Currently, Brigadier General Maldonado acts as the Commanding General, Air Component Command, District of Columbia National Guard. He is the principal advisor to the Commanding General of the DC National Guard and manages over 1,200 Airmen, civilians and contractors, while ensuring all his units maintain the required readiness for world-wide deployment.

      02/21/2020


    • 11. Career Path with Brigadier General Mark Maldonado - Part 2

      This is part 2, of a two-part interview, with Brigadier General Mark Maldonado on "Career Path." If you didn't hear part 1, please do. Brigadier General Maldonado is the current Commander for the District of Columbia Air National Guard, who also holds the remarkable achievement of attaining 3 Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs) through his career as a pilot, personnelist, and a judge advocate – a true “triple threat” one could say! And he’s here today to talk about his career path – in that there is not necessarily a “normal” career path – from his humble beginnings in Puerto Rico and the Bronx, NY where he first learned to speak English, to his prominent role as a Commanding General. Brigadier General Maldonado pinned onto the rank of Brigadier General in June of 2019 and has had a truly remarkable – and unique – career. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1991 and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant pilot in May of that year. He attended undergraduate pilot training at Vance AFB, Oklahoma. From there, he transitioned into a personnelist, earning his second AFSC, where he acted as the Chief of Personnel Utilization and Training, at McGuire AFB, NJ. Brigadier General Maldonado then moved back into his pilot career path as a KC-135 aircraft commander at both Grand Forks AFB, ND, and then the New Jersey ANG from 1994-2006. During his transition to the New Jersey ANG he entered law school and graduated with a JD from Rutgers Law School in 2004. In 2006, he transitioned into his third AFSC as a Deputy Judge Advocate with the 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard. He subsequently became the State Staff Judge Advocate for Joint Force Headquarters, DC National Guard. In his civilian capacity, he worked as a federal prosecutor for the Department of Justice for more than a decade where he prosecuted large-scale international cases working in the Counterterrorism, Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Sections. Brigadier General Maldonado has numerous deployments under his belt including flying 48 combat sorties over Afghanistan in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Other deployments include Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Spain, Oman and Portugal. He also represented the Department of Defense’s Institute for International Legal Studies as a Rule of Law, Counterterrorism, and Counter-narcotics expert instructor in Peru, El Salvador, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Currently, Brigadier General Maldonado acts as the Commanding General, Air Component Command, District of Columbia National Guard. He is the principal advisor to the Commanding General of the DC National Guard and manages over 1,200 Airmen, civilians and contractors, while ensuring all his units maintain the required readiness for world-wide deployment.

      02/21/2020


    • 6. Law as an Instrument of National Power with Colonel Jeremy Weber

      In this episode, we interview Colonel Jeremy Weber on "Law as an Instrument of National Power," and tackle the connection between the strategic and tactical levels on this topic. We also discuss the 2020 National Security Law writing competition, including eligibility, its new and shorter format, expanded cash prizes, and some tips on topic selection and writing.

      12/02/2019


    • 1. Leadership with (Ret.) Brigadier General Patrick Mordente

      Welcome to the first episode of our podcast! This is an interview-based podcast with leaders, innovators, and influencers on the law, leadership, and best practices of the day. In this episode, we discuss “leadership” with retired Brigadier General Patrick Mordente. Brigadier General Mordente is a 29-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a combat pilot with over 2,700 hours of flying time in the T-37, T-38, and C-130 aircraft. He graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1987 and attended undergraduate pilot training at Columbus Air Force Base Mississippi. He has served on multiple high level staffs within the Department of Defense including the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, and he is a combat veteran who served in Bosnia, Afghanistan, and Iraq. He retired as the Vice Commander at 18th Air Force, Scott AFB, IL in October of 2016. Brigadier General Mordente also holds Master of Science degrees from the National Defense University in National Resource Strategy, from the Air Force Institute of Technology in Air Mobility, as well as a Master of Arts degree from Weber University in Business, and an undergraduate degree in Engineering Mechanics from the Air Force Academy. He is currently the director of the George W. Bush, Presidential Library Museum, located in Dallas, Texas.

      11/18/2019


    • 2. 10 Leadership Legacy Lessons with Colonel Cynthia Kearley - Part 1

      This is the first part, of a two-part interview, where we interview Colonel Cynthia Kearley on "10 Leadership Legacy Lessons." These leadership lessons were built upon a heritage experience where Col Kearley interviewed the late Brigadier General Chester Taylor, who was a pioneer in the Air Force JAG Corps. The 10 lessons include: 1.Be Proactive 2.Value the Humble Job 3.Appearance Matters 4.Practice Ambassadorship 5.Be Relatable 6.Show Interest in Your Subordinates 7.Confidence is Gained Through Meeting Challenges 8.Take the Ball and Run with It 9.Have Compassion and Gratitude 10.Leave a Legacy. We cover the first 5 leadership legacy lessons in this part 1 of the interview.

      11/18/2019


    • 3. 10 Leadership Legacy Lessons with Colonel Cynthia Kearley - Part 2

      This is the second part, of a two-part interview, where we interview Colonel Cynthia Kearley on "10 Leadership Legacy Lessons." These leadership lessons were built upon a heritage experience where Col Kearley interviewed the late Brigadier General Chester Taylor, who was a pioneer in the Air Force JAG Corps. The 10 lessons include: 1.Be Proactive 2.Value the Humble Job 3.Appearance Matters 4.Practice Ambassadorship 5.Be Relatable 6.Show Interest in Your Subordinates 7.Confidence is Gained Through Meeting Challenges 8.Take the Ball and Run with It 9.Have Compassion and Gratitude 10.Leave a Legacy. We cover lessons 6-10 in this part 2 of the interview.

      11/18/2019


    • 4. Artificial Intelligence & Military Legal Practice with Colonel Frank Coppersmith - Part 1

      Today’s topic is the first part of a 2-part interview where we discuss “The Impact of AI on Military Legal Practice” with Col Frank Coppersmith. This first episode focuses on Artificial Intelligence at-large including what some of the leading minds think about AI, it’s history and development, capabilities, and computing power, among other areas. In part 2, we hone in on AI’s role in military legal practice. Col Coppersmith, is a Category B Reservist attached to the Staff Judge Advocate, US Cyber Command. He is also the current CEO of Smarter Reality, a software consulting and development company.

      11/18/2019


    • 5. Artificial Intelligence & Military Legal Practice with Colonel Frank Coppersmith - Part 2

      Today’s topic is the second part of a 2-part interview where we discuss “The Impact of AI on Military Legal Practice” with Col Frank Coppersmith. In the first part, we focused on Artificial Intelligence at-large including what some of the leading minds think about AI, it’s history and development, capabilities, and computing power, among other areas. In part 2 part, we hone in on AI’s role in military legal practice. Col Coppersmith, is a Category B Reservist attached to the Staff Judge Advocate, US Cyber Command. He is also the current CEO of Smarter Reality, a software consulting and development company.

      11/18/2019