Brian C. Leakey is an Assistant Professor and Staff Group Advisor in the Department of Army Tactics at the United States Army Command and General Staff College. He retired from the United States Army in 2005 after 21 years of active service as an Armor officer. During his career, he served with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, TRADOC, and I Corps. He earned a M.A. in Education from Eastern New Mexico University. These are his own opinions and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Army or Department of Defense.