Dr. James A. Blackwell Jr.

Blackwell is a private consultant and specialist in military technology, doctrine and operations. He has testified several times before the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Affairs and Technology, the House Banking Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization and the House Armed Services Committee.

From 1983 to 1993, Blackwell served as a senior fellow in political and military studies for the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington D.C., where he was director of political and military studies from 1990 to 1993.

Blackwell served as an active member of the U.S. Army from 1974 to 1987. Included in his duties was teaching political science at the U.S Military Academy.