Doug Douds is a Marine Colonel, a professor at the U.S. Army War College, and a Licensed Battlefield Guide at the Gettysburg National Military Park. He holds history and political science degrees from Wake Forest University and a master’s degree in strategic studies. A fighter/attack pilot by trade and a graduate of the Navy Fighter Weapons School (Top Gun), he also has served as a strategist and senior speech writer for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. He is particularly interested in immersive historic leadership education, and he regularly leads corporate executives, think tanks, military units, universities, athletic teams, federal government entities, and embassy staffs on leadership excursions through Gettysburg, Antietam, Vicksburg, Normandy, Sicily, and Pearl Harbor. Presently, he is completing his doctorate in military history focusing on the commanding generals’ staffs and principal advisors during the Gettysburg Campaign. He lives in Gettysburg with his wife and sons.
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