Aaron P. Jackson
Major Aaron P. Jackson, PhD, has served in the Australian Army Reserve since 2002. He has held a range of command, staff and instructional appointments, and is currently Officer Commanding, B Company, 10/27 RSAR. In his civilian career he is a Department of Defence public servant, where he is currently appointed Senior Researcher, Joint Planning and Design, in Defence Science and Technology Group. His research focus is on operational art, joint planning, military design thinking, military organisational culture, and international relations. He is extensively published in these fields and he recently held a second civilian appointment as the Academic Year 2018-19 Distinguished Visiting Professor at Canadian Forces College in Toronto, Canada. He has deployed as an Army officer to Timor Leste and on Australian border security operations, and as a Defence Civilian to the Middle East.
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