Dwight D. Eisenhower School
Resource Strategy Strategic Minerals & National Security Associate Professor
Byron C. Hartle, MS, MPA, MSNRS. National Intelligence University (NIU) Liaison to The Eisenhower School, National Defense University; Assistant Professor of National Security Studies and Defense Economics to The Eisenhower School, National Defense University; and NIU Liaison to the Inter-American Defense College.
Mr. Hartle is a senior US government officer with over 27-years of military and 15-years of Federal civilian service. He holds a Master of Science from Texas A&M University-Commerce; Master of Public Administration from The University of Oklahoma; and a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. His experiences include being a political-military intelligence analyst, strategic planner, operations commander, training director, and graduate-level education instructor.
In addition to tours-of-duty in Korea, Japan, United Kingdom, Turkey, Australia, and Germany; he served in multiple positions throughout the US to include the Chief of Intelligence for the Joint Staff’s National Airborne Operations Center directly supporting the President of the United States, and as the Deputy Director for Administration and Personal, Joint Staff Director of Intelligence. His graduate-level instruction includes teaching leadership, management, national security, and other graduate-level courses at the US Air Force Air War College, Royal Australian Air Force Command and Staff College, and the National Intelligence University (NIU). Currently, he teaches national security, macroeconomics, industry analytics, and international competitive business environment; and political economics of mineral extraction and trade. Mr Hartle also serves as the NIU Senior Liaison Officer to the Inter-American Defense College (IADC).