Reyes Cole is a civilian Marine. He currently serves as the Irregular Warfare Senior Program Analyst. He has served in this and other related roles since 2010. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and History. His Master’s Degree is in International Diplomacy – Conflict Management & Termination. He is a retired Army LTC with 26 years of service and served in Infantry and Special Forces units. He has held various Command and Staff positions. His deployments include; Guatemala, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, and Afghanistan. His writings have been featured in Military Review, Armed Forces Journal, and Marine Corps Gazette.