Captain Alexander Schade, U.S. Army, is a Foreign Area Officer with concentration in the Middle East, North Africa region. He holds a B.A. from The Citadel in South Carolina and is pursuing an M.A. from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. During his career, CPT Schade served with the 3rd Squadron, 4th US Cavalry, the 10th Mountain Division, and in the Office of Security Cooperation at the US Embassy in Rabat, Morocco. He has deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a foreign military advisor and small unit leader.