Lieutenant Colonel John Turner earned his BS in American Politics with a Minor in Nuclear Engineering from The United States Military Academy. Commissioned in 2002, Lt Col Turner has held various staff and leadership positions within the Department of Defense, including three combat tours as a Field Artillery Officer before transitioning to his current role as a Nuclear and Counter WMD Officer. Other notable assignments include time spent at Headquarters, US European Command and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. John earned his Master of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary and a graduate certificate in Nuclear Weapons Effects, Policy, and Proliferation from the Air Force Institute of Technology. Prior to MIT, John served as a Policy and Plans Officer at Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) at Ft. Bragg, NC.