Mr. Douglas R. Cubbison holds a B.A. in History from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has served for over ten years active and reserve duty as a U.S. Army Field Artillery Officer, and deployed to Afghanistan in 2007 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as the Command Historian for CJTF-76. Mr. Cubbison has previously served as a Military Historian with the U.S. Army Combat Studies Institute at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; as Command Historian with the 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum, New York; and as Cultural Resources Manager at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. As a Captain in the U.S. Army, Mr. Cubbison was awarded a U.S. Army Commendation Medal (ARCOM) for his establishment of a Officers Professional Development (OPD) course, focused on using military history to develop leadership skills, while with the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry with the 1st Infantry Division. This OPD program was recognized as being the best in the division. In 1990 then Captain Cubbison was awarded another ARCOM for his use of military history as a training tool with the 3392nd USARF School. Mr. Cubbison is a widely published professional Military Historian, with seven books on various military history subjects, and an eighth book accepted by a major university academic press with publication scheduled for 2015. Mr. Cubbison has been an active living historian since 1971. He is currently the Curator of the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum in Casper, Wyoming.