Dr. Lewis Sorley Ph.D.

Photograph of Dr. Lewis Sorley

US Military Academy, BS. Univ Penn, MA. Penn State University, MPA. Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D. Graduate of the Naval Command & Staff Course and of the Army War College. Attended Harvard University’s Executive Program in National and International Security.

Vietnam Service: AUG-DEC 1966: Operations Plans Officer in Headquarters, I Field Force, Vietnam, in Nha Trang.

DEC 1966-AUG 1967: XO of 1st Tank Battalion, 69th Armor, operating in the Central Highlands vicinity of Pleiku.

Awarded Legion of Merit and 3 Air Medals, plus sharing in a Meritorious Unit Award (to I Field Force, Vietnam) and (from the South Vietnamese) a Cross of Gallantry with Palm (awarded to elements of the 25th Infantry Division, including the tank battalion in which he had served).

Assistant Secretary of the General Staff, Office of the Chief of Staff, '67-'70. CO, 2nd Tank Battalion, 37th Armor, Erlangen, Germany, ’71-’72.

Staff & Faculty, US Army War College, ’73-’75. Senior Military Assistant, Office of Net Assessment, Office of the Secretary of Defense, ’75-’76.

Lt. Col., retired. Central Intelligence Agency, ’76-’83. Author, ’83-present.

Retired Army, Retired CIA, semi-retired writer.