Tennessee teacher headed to Army War College in Carlisle

Written by The Associated Press | Jul 21, 2014 8:15 AM

A statue of Frederick the Great stands on the grounds of the Carlisle Barracks. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

(Morristown, Tenn.) -- A community college professor from Tennessee has been tapped for a rare appointment to teach at the Army War College in Carlisle, Cumberland County.

Walters State Community College faculty member Eric Powell will serve as visiting professor with the Homeland Defense and Security Issues Group under the Center for Strategic Leadership and Development at the military college.

The appointment begins August 1 and is for one year with an option for a renewal.

Powell is director of Walters State's fire science and paramedic programs.

The Army War College trains senior military and civilian leadership in critical thinking, strategy and tactics, and analysis.

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