Small Wars Journal

Michael A. Marra


Professor Mike Marra, Colonel, US Air Force Retired, has been a member of the US Army War College faculty since June of 2011.  He is a 27-year combat veteran of the United States Air Force who has served in a wide variety of command, staff, planning, flying and educational positions through his military career, with multiple overseas tours and Joint/Coalition wartime experiences during Operation Desert Storm, conflicts in Somalia, Bosnia, Haiti, Liberia, and of late, in Central Asia and Iraq during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Mike is currently the Director of Security Force Assistance for the war college and as such, developed a course in “Building Partner Capacity.”

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