Pryer Photo HeadshotLieutenant Colonel Douglas A. Pryer is a U.S. Army military intelligence officer with experience at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels of war. Currently serving as a J-5 planner for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, his previous assignments include three years in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kosovo as well as two years of “combined” experience as the U.S. military liaison and senior intelligence officer for a British Army regiment. LTC Pryer’s awards and decorations include two bronze stars, the combat action badge, and the Presidential Unit Citation. He holds a Masters in Military Art and Science (Military History) from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and is the author of the book, The Fight for the High Ground: The U.S. Army and Interrogation during Operation Iraqi Freedom, May 2003 – April 2004. His numerous essays about warfare’s moral and psychological dimensions have been published in various national security outlets and earned him a number of military writing awards.