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COL Jason Musteen

Academy Professor (International Division Chief)
US Army

Contact Information:
Office Location: TH 161A
Phone: 845.938.3288

COL Musteen is Chief of the International History Division in the Department of History.  He is an Armor officer and was previously enlisted as a combat engineer before becoming an ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate of the University of Central Arkansas.  He is a veteran of combat operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and East Africa, and of crisis response to the US Embassy in South Sudan.  Previous assignments include: Assistant to the Commanding General of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa; Chief of Military History at West Point; Joint Action Officer in the Office of Security Cooperation – Iraq; Executive Officer and Operations Officer of the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division; Chief of Training of the 101st Airborne Division; Exchange Officer to the French Collège Interarmées de Défense; Assistant Professor and Executive Officer of the USMA Department of History; Commander of the Air Attack Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (Opposing Forces) at the National Training Center; and Bradley Fighting Vehicle Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Brigade Adjutant in the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.  COL Musteen holds MA and PhD degrees in Modern European History from Florida State University and a degree in Advanced Defense Studies from the French War College.  He is the author of Nelson’s Refuge: Gibraltar in the Age of Napoleon and is a contributing author or editor of several other books and series.  He is a Fellow of the International Napoleonic Society, a member of the Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution, and the Masséna Society.