US Nuclear Strategy with UMBC alum LTC Bradley Waite
hosted by the Department of Political Science
Lieutenant Colonel Bradley Waite grew up as the son of an Army officer throughout the continental United States and Europe. He entered the United States Army as a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and The Johns Hopkins University ROTC program in 1999. As an Explosive Ordnance Disposal officer, he has held positions in nuclear weapons fields related to disablement, targeting, counterproliferation and consequence management since late 2006. His assignments include various bases across the continental United States, Korea, Germany, Hawaii and three combat deployments, the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and operations in Afghanistan from 2010-2011, and 2013. Additionally, he directly supported efforts for the elimination of the Syrian regime's chemical weapons stockpile in early 2014 and deployed to West Africa in late 2014 in support of US efforts to halt the outbreak of Ebola. He holds a Master's Degree in International Relations and National Security Policy from Troy University and is currently a resident student of the US Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA.