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Myles Caggins

Board Member

U.S. Army Col. Myles Caggins is a Visiting Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City.


He is a seasoned public relations executive with 25 years of national security leadership and communication experience. From military posts, combat zones, the Pentagon, and White House, he has led communication strategy for some of the most challenging issues of the past decade, including:  America’s rebalance to Asia and policy towards North Korea and China; Guantanamo and enemy combatant detention; the mission to defeat ISIS; military human capital and recruiting; and nuclear security. He served three combat tours in Iraq.

Myles has extensive international media experience — particularly with Arabic and Kurdish language networks — including appearances on AP, AFP, BBC, Al Hurra, Voice of America, Rudaw, Al Jazeera, SkyNews, Al Arabiya, Reuters, Al Iraqiya, France24, and Newsy.  He has written commentary for The Root, Richmond Times-Dispatch, and Armed Forces Journal.

Myles earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Hampton University; and a master’s in public relations from Georgetown University. He completed Harvard Kennedy School's National Security Fellows program in 2018. He was recognized with the Spirit of Georgetown Alumni Award in 2010. In 2016, Hampton University named him Mentor of the Year. He likes Texas brisket, Wordle, and is inspired by the Bible.

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