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A nation must think before it acts.
Dr. Paul H. Herbert is the Executive Director of the First Division Museum at Cantigny. A 1972 West Point graduate, he holds a Ph. D. in History from the Ohio State University and is a graduate of the US Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. A retired Colonel, United States Army, Dr. Herbert held a variety of operational assignments, including command of the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry, and service on the Joint Staff in Washington, DC. He has been Professor of Military Studies at the National War College, Washington, DC; Senior Fellow, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Garmisch, Germany; and Assistant Professor of History, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. He is the author of Deciding What Has to be Done: General William E. Depuy and the Writing of Field Manual 100-5, Operations, 1976, and has written several articles and lectured frequently on national security and military history and affairs. Dr. Herbert is a member of the American Historical Association; the Chicago Council on Global Affairs; the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society; the International Institute for Strategic Studies; and the Society for Military History.