LTC David "Leon" Hall
Lieutenant Colonel David “Leon” Hall, representing the US Army, is a National Security Affairs Fellow for the 2018–19 academic year at the Hoover Institution.
Hall is a strategic intelligence officer in the US Army. Most of his twenty-seven-year career has been spent as an infantryman and tactical intelligence officer. He has had two combat tours in Iraq and has served in command, staff, and other leadership positions, including chief of regional operations for the Joint Staff. He comes to the Hoover Institution from the National Intelligence University where he served as department chair and assistant professor for the Department of Defense Intelligence. He holds a master of business administration as well as a master of science in strategic intelligence.
As a fellow at Hoover, Hall will center his research on improving the utility of strategic theory in support of grand strategy.