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American Military University
Dr. Gary A. Trogdon
...Gary Trogdon is currently working as a military historian for the Department of the Army.Trained as an American Military Historian, Dr. Trogdon minored in World History and continues to research in a variety of subjects.
Courses taught at four separate institutions include World History, American History survey courses, American Military History, Western Civilization from 1715 to the Present, Pre-Modern and Modern East Asian History (China and Japan), and America from 1960 to the Present.A lieutenant colonel in the US Air Force, he served as a B-52 navigator, personnel officer, and maintenance officer before returning to academia.Professor Trogdon earned a B.S. from Colorado State University, an M.A. from Central Michigan University, an M.A. from the Naval War College, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska.Currently working on a book detailing the history of the Army's Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC), he also is working with a team of historians on the Nisei (first generation Japanese Americans) who attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during the American internment period of World War II.