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Matthew Moten

 Colonel Matthew Moten is professor and deputy head of the Department of History at the United States Military Academy.  A graduate of West Point, he has served in the U.S. Army for over twenty-seven years, including assignments in the Pentagon, Germany, Kuwait, and Iraq.  He specializes in the history of American political-military relations.  His recent publications include an essay entitled “A Broken Dialogue: Rumsfeld, Shinseki, and Civil-Military Tension,” in American Civil-Military Relations: The Soldier and the State in a New Era (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009) and a short monograph entitled The Army Officer’s Professional Ethic—Past, Present and Future (Strategic Studies Institute, February 2010).  He is currently writing a history of American political-military relations.  Colonel Moten holds a doctorate in history from Rice University and is author of The Delafield Commission and the American Military Profession (Texas A&M Press, 2000).  He and his wife Margaret have two grown children, Stephanie and Marshall.
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