Education: U.S. Military Academy – West Point, B.S., 1974; Princeton University, M.P.A., International Relations, 1985; Princeton University, Ph.D., International Relations, 1987 Other Facts: Responsible for the Operation Iraqi Freedom “troop surge” in 2007, increasing levels of enlisted personnel in Iraq to 150,000. March 2003 – Leads troops into battle as commander of the 101st Airborne Division during the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.