Asst. Prof. Greg McGuire is the senior instructor for the Joint and Combined Warfighting School - Hybrid (Blended), part of the Joint Forces Staff College in Norfolk, VA. He has been teaching online military education to senior military officers for five years. Additionally, he taught the same course in a resident format for three years prior to that. He has extensive experience at developing and teaching a blended curriculum that combines the effects of online and resident formats into a single, effective program. He retired from the Army in 2014 after 28 years of service. He is currently working on an online PhD in Public Policy Analysis from Walden University.