Author: Benjamin George

Benjamin George is a retired U.S. Marine Officer. He was enlisted for eight years as both a public affairs specialist and Marine Security Guard, then commissioned as an officer after earning Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Pennsylvania State University. He spent twelve years as an intelligence officer, including a tour at Headquarters, Marine Corps with the Deputy Commandant for Information. He holds a Master of Arts in History degree from George Washington University and currently works as a writer-editor for the Bureau of Diplomatic Security with the U.S. Department of State.

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George Washington’s Information War

Information has been as powerful a weapon as any in the history of warfare. Modern militaries continue to grapple with the power of information by developing and incorporating specific information strategies into their warfighting arsenals. In 2017, the U.S. military established information as a warfighting function to define and harness “the military role of information […]

by Benjamin George