Bryan Frizzelle is a United States Army Lieutenant Colonel with over 16 years of active service. He is currently the battalion commander for 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. Bryan previously served abroad in both command and staff positions in Iraq, Kuwait, Germany, and Estonia. Bryan's dissertation will focus on North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) institutional adaptation during crises. He is currently a PhD candidate at the LBJ School, and is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point (B.S. History) and Georgetown University (M.P.M.).