December 13, 2019

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kevin Shepard

Kevin Shepard is a defense policy specialist in Honolulu, advising on the development, coordination, and execution of Indo-Pacific plans, policies, and strategies, as well as theater-wide force posture and military-military engagements. Previously, he served as Deputy Director for United Nations Command-Korea, Combined Forces Command, and U.S. Forces, Korea Strategy. His portfolio included the ROK, DPRK, China, Japan, Southeast Asian nations and UNC sending states.

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