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Rich Nessel


Major Richard Nessel is a U.S. Army Special Forces officer currently studying Irregular Warfare at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.  Major Nessel served with 1-10th Special Forces Battalion, and has multiple deployments under Operation Enduring Freedom Trans-Sahara within North Africa, specifically targeting Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).

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