Lieutenant Colonel Robert L. Green is an active duty U.S. Army officer and visiting military fellow at FDD’s Center on Military and Political Power.

He most recently served as an Army Strategist assigned to the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) G-39. During that assignment, Rob served as a member of the Army Transition Team supporting GEN McConville’s transition to become the 40th Chief of Staff of the Army. Previously, from June 2015 to December 2018, Rob served as the Syria Desk Officer in the J-5 Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate of the Joint Staff. He was the principal subject matter expert for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and other senior leaders in the development and coordination of strategy and policy pertaining to the Syria portfolio within the Department of Defense, the Interagency, and the National Security Council.

Formerly an Armor and Cavalry Officer, he has served in various command and staff assignments in in the U.S., Germany, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

Rob holds a Masters of Military Art and Science from the Command and General Staff College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Minnesota, and is a graduate of the Art of War Scholars Program.

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