Following a 27-year career as a Navy logistics officer, CAPT. JOHN E. JACKSON, USN (RET.) has spent more than three decades as an educator, author, and researcher in the field of technology and military operations. As a senior course moderator at the U.S. Naval War College he designed and regularly teaches a highly regarded course entitled “Unmanned Systems and Conflict in the 21st Century.” He is a frequent lecturer on this subject and testified before the House Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs in 2010. He lives in Middletown, Rhode Island.