LTC Hartke is currently serving in an operational assignment as the deputy brigade commander of the 36th Engineer Brigade at Fort Hood, Texas. He has served in the Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering as the research program director and director of the Photonic Research Center, core physics program director and advanced physics program director. LTC Hartke was commissioned in 1988 from the United States Military Academy into the Corps of Engineers and has served in a variety of operational assignments that include service in the 2nd Armored Division and 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, 20th Engineer Brigade during Operation Desert Storm, US Army Armor School and the 194th Separate Armored Brigade at Fort Knox, 2nd Infantry Division in the Republic of Korea, and twice as a mentor to the National Military Academy of Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan, during Operation Enduring Freedom.
High Energy Lasers, Hyperspectral Imaging
Professional Society, Optical Society of America, SPIE, Phi Kappa Phi
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