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LTC Jason Musteen


Academy Professor (Military Division Chief)
US Army
Army Branch:
Armor

Contact Information:
Office Location: TH 161A
Phone: 845.938.3288
Email: jason.musteen@usma.edu

​LTC Jason Musteen is an Armor/Cavalry officer serving as the Chief of Military History at West Point.  He enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves in April 1990 as a combat engineer and was commissioned into the Regular Army in May 1994.  His previous assignments include: Joint Action Officer in the Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq in Baghdad, Iraq; Operations Officer of the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, KY; Executive Officer of 1-61 Cavalry in Paktya Province, Afghanistan; Chief f Training of the 101st Airborne Division; Exchange Officer to the French Joint Defense College in Paris, France; Assistant Professor and Executive Officer of the Department of History at West Point; Commander of Air Attack Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Cavalry Regiment (Opposing Forces) at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, CA; and Bradley Fighting Vehicle Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Brigade Adjutant in the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division at Fort Lewis, WA.  LTC Musteen graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry in 1994.  He has also earned a degree in Advanced Defense Studies from the College Interarmees de Defense in Paris as well as Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Modern European History from the Florida State University.  He is the author of Nelson's Refuge: Gibraltar in the Age of Napoleon, published in 2011.