John Adams founded Guardian Six following more than thirty years on active duty with the U.S. Army, in a variety of command and staff assignments worldwide, culminating in assignment as Deputy United States Military Representative to the NATO Military Committee from 2005 to 2007. His expertise includes defense policy, strategy, intelligence, civil-military relations, interagency coordination, and aviation. As an Army Foreign Area Officer, intelligence officer, and aviator, he has more than a decade of senior-level political-military experience in Europe, Asia, and Africa, and two assignments in the Pentagon (Army Staff and Office of the Secretary of Defense). He is a graduate of North Carolina State University and a former faculty member at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He holds graduate degrees in International Relations from Boston University, English from the University of Massachusetts, and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.