Richard A. Lacquement, Jr.
Dean, School of Strategic Landpower, at the U.S. Army War College
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Capital City Club (Downtown Atlanta)
Dr. Richard A. Lacquement Jr. (Colonel, retired, U.S. Army) is the first Dean, School of Strategic Landpower, at the U.S. Army War College and was past Director of Military Strategy. He was previously assigned as the Chief of Plans for U.S. Forces Korea.
Colonel Lacquement is an Army Strategist and Field Artillery officer who has had tactical assignments in Airborne, Air Assault, and Armored units (to include combat service in Operations DESERT STORM and IRAQI FREEDOM); teaching assignments at the U.S. Military Academy and U.S. Naval War College; and was a strategist in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He is the author of Shaping American Military Capabilities After the Cold War, Chapter 2, “Unity of Effort,” in Field Manual 3-24, Counterinsurgency, and several articles and book chapters on national security.
Colonel Lacquement holds a B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy, an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, an M.A. in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College Class of 2009, and an M.P.A. and Ph.D. in International Relations from Princeton University.