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LTC Eric Weis

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Deputy Director

Simon Center for the Professional Military Ethic

 LTC Eric Weis is an active duty Infantry officer with over 19 years of commissioned Army service and has served in leadership positions from platoon through regimental levels.  He was commissioned in 1992 as a Distinguished Military Graduate from James Madison University.  LTC Weis has served in light infantry, airborne ranger, mountain, and mechanized infantry units.  His career has included deployments to peace keeping/enforcement operations in Haiti and Bosnia, as well as multiple combat deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

His most recent active Army service consisted of orchestrating and synchronizing over 3000 joint service and Army missions for a 1600-man Task Force Headquarters (The Old Guard) serving in the Nation Capital Region of Washington, DC.  These included complex security and ceremonial missions at the White House, UN Headquarters, Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery, and other classified locations in and along the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.


Following this operational assignment, LTC Weis earned a PhD in Organizational Psychology from George Mason University in 2012 with emphasis on performance teams and leadership in extremis conditions and has both published and presented research in a variety of military and non-military forums.  He currently holds the position of Deputy Director in the United States Military Academy’s Simon Center for the Professional Military Ethic (SCPME) and serves as Course Director for West Point’s capstone course, MX400 (Officership).