Meet the Team

Task Force Members


Gen Gilmary "Mike" Hostage, USAF (ret.)

Former Commander, Air Combat Command.

Participant in JINSA's 2017 Generals and Admirals Program.

VADM John M. Bird, USN (ret.)

Former Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet.


Member of JINSA’s Board of Advisors and also serves on JINSA’s Iran Task Force.


Participant in JINSA’s 2015 Generals & Admirals Program.

Lt Gen Eric E. Fiel, USAF (ret.)

Former Commander, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

Participant in JINSA’s 2016 Generals & Admirals Program.

Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy


Michael Makovsky, PhD

President and CEO

Jonathan Ruhe

Associate Director 

Harry Hoshovsky

Policy Analyst

Ari Cicurel

Policy Analyst


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