Lieutenant Colonel Michelle Garcia is an instructor in the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College’s Department of Command and Leadership, Fort Leavenworth, KS. She is an engineer officer who has served in combat, construction and USACE organizations. She was s a planner in Iraq with 1st Armored Division and MNC-I from 2007-2008 and deputy district commander for the Gulf Region District in Iraq from 2010-2011. She holds a B.S. from Rider University, an MSA from Central Michigan University and an MA from the Command and General Staff College.