Deputy Director, Communications
Charles (Charlie) Faint retired from the US Army after more than 27 years of service in the Infantry and Military Intelligence branches. He currently serves as the Chair for the Study of Special Operations in the Modern War Institute at West Point. He deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan a total of seven times while assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group, the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, and the Joint Special Operations Command. He is a co-author of the book “Violence of Action: the 75th Ranger Regiment in the War on Terror” and is the owner of The Havok Journal. He also hosts the Battlefields Podcast.