James Prussing

U.S. Department of Treasury


James Prussing is an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps currently stationed at Marine Barracks Washington D.C., where he has served as a Platoon Commander, Company Commander, and White House Military Social Aide. He is a combat veteran who deployed twice to the CENTCOM Area of Operations with 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, first as a Rifle Platoon Commander to Helmand Province Afghanistan, and subsequently to Kuwait as a Company Executive Officer. Prior to joining the Marine Corps, he spent two years as an investment banking analyst. James graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Finance, International Business, and French and is currently in his last semester of the M.A. Program in Security Studies at Georgetown University. (This bio is current to when the participant joined FDD’s National Security Network.)

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