Dr. Robert Ehlers is a retired Air Force colonel with 24 years of service as an intelligence officer. His military assignments included command at the flight, squadron and group levels, and faculty duty at the Air Force Academy and the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies. His Ph.D. is in history from Ohio State University. Upon military retirement Rob served as the Director of the new Center for Security Studies and Professor of Security Studies at Angelo State University, leading the development of seven new online degree programs. He currently is JMark Services Inc.’s senior mentor of the Information Environment Advanced Analysis Course. He is the author of Targeting the Third Reich: Air Intelligence and the Allied Bombing Campaigns; The Mediterranean Air War: Airpower and Allied Victory in World War II, and the edited work Technology, Violence, and War: Essays in Honor of Dr. John F. Guilmartin Jr.