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Department of Military Instruction : Display Biographical Details

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COL Liam Collins

MWI Director
US Army
Army Branch:
Special Forces

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​COL Collins is a career Special Forces officer, who has served in a variety of special operations assignments and conducted multiple combat operations to Afghanistan and Iraq as well as operational deployments to Bosnia, Africa and South America.  He has graduated from numerous military courses including ranger school and he has earned numerous military awards and decorations including two valorous awards for his actions in combat.  Prior to assuming his current position as the director of the DSS program, Liam served as the Director of West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center.  He has taught courses in Counterinsurgency, Comparative Military Systems, Research Methods in Strategic Studies, Homeland Security and Defense, Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Internal Conflict, International Relations, American Politics, and Officership.