Areas of Interest:
Information Warfare, Strategic Foresight, Emerging and Disruptive Technology.
Dr. Andrew Whiskeyman is an Associate Professor at the National Defense University’s College of Information and Cyberspace. His areas of expertise are Information Warfare; Strategic Foresight; and emerging and disruptive technology. His areas of research include the use of the theory and practice of information in warfare, coalition warfare, and Multi-domain campaigning.
Prior to this role, he served for seven years within U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Macdill AFB, Florida. His final assignment was Chief of the Information Operations Division (J39). Before that, he worked in the Joint Cyber Center (JCC) in a variety of roles; culminating as the Chief of Cyber Strategy for the command. His eclectic career commenced with an assignment to Misawa AB, Japan as an enlisted military intelligence Soldier. He re-enlisted, and was then selected for officer candidate school (OCS); commissioning into the basic branch of Air Defense Artillery. In 2007, he transitioned to the Information Operations functional area (FA30).
He has deployed five times: Kosovo (KFOR 3B - 2001/02), Afghanistan (3 times - 2004, 2006/07, and 2012/13), and Iraq (2008/09). He also has myriad shorter trips into the Middle East theater of operations.
He is a graduate (and plank owner) of the Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School (EWS - 2004), Air Command and Staff College (ACSC 2011 in residence – Master’s in Military Operational Art and Science (MOAS)), and the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies (SAASS XXI – 2012 – Master’s of Philosophy in Military Strategy). He was the first Soldier in the Advanced Strategic Planning and Policy Program (ASP3) to earn his PhD (Military Strategy, Air University 2015). He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Connecticut.
His military awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Bronze Star, and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal. He and his wife have been married for over 28 years, and they have four children, four dogs, and a turtle.