Patrick Naughton is a Major in the U.S. Army and a Military Historian. He is currently serving as a Legislative Liaison to the Senate in Washington, D.C. Naughton is a recipient of the General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award and is a former Interagency Fellow. He holds a Master of Military Arts and Science degree in History from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, where he was an Art of War Scholar, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has published in several venues to include Military Review, InterAgency Journal, Joint Force Quarterly, and Journal of America’s Military Past. The views expressed in his work are those of the author and not of the Department of the Army, the Department of Defense, or any agency of the US Government.