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Department of Military Instruction : Defense Strategic Studies

Defense & Strategic Studies

"Intellectually Preparing Cadets For Conflict"
Congratulation to MAJs Nathaniel Davis and Patrick Heim as the recipients of the Apgar Academic Award for 2013 for their Counter-Insurgency Exercise in DS460, COIN.
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DSS Publications
 - Infinity Journal, Spring 2013, MAJ Matthew Cavanaugh
- Armed Forces Journal, November 2011, CPT Andrew  Betson
"Growth of the Junior Officer: Gold Bar to Gold Leaf"
- The Wright Stuff Journal, Vol 5, Issue 13, Jun 2010, Maj Kelli Moon
DSS Majors' Theses
"A Joining of Cultures: Special Operations Forces and Interagency Cooperation"
- Cadet Kyle Bleikamp
"Implementing Operational Design Across the U.S. Army" 
- Cadet Luke Loftsgaarden
"Creating a Black & Gold Company at West Point: Filling the Margins of Excellence Gap inside the Military Domain"
- Cadet Mitchell McKnight
"Grasping the Concept: Does Democratizing Individual Weapons Ergonomics Affect Soldier's Shooting Ability?"
- Cadet Benjamin Stone