Maj. Paul Lushenko is an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Army and a distinguished honor graduate of the United States Military Academy. Major Lushenko attended the Australian National University as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar where he earned an M.A. in international relations and a master's of diplomacy degree—both with highest honors—and has recently graduated from the Naval War College with an M.A. in defense and strategic studies as an honor graduate. He has deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan with both conventional and special operations forces.