• Visiting Lecturer

    The Wilson Center
    (434) 223-6017
    jeanes@hsc.edu


Colonel Greg Eanes is a Visiting Lecturer at the Wilson Center and retired intelligence officer with over 34 years' experience supporting operations in the Cold War, the Iranian Hostage Crisis, DESERT SHIELD/STORM, and post 9/11 operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. A special operations veteran, he retired as the Reserve Director for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance at Air Force Special Operations Command in 2011. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious wartime achievement at Special Operations Command-Central in DESERT STORM and an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Bronze Star as the Deputy and Acting Director of Human and Counterintelligence for Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan. A regional military historian and public speaker, he has published over 16 books and monographs to include the definitive works on Banastre Tarleton's 1781 Southside Virginia Raid, the War Between the States battles of Sailor's Creek, the Third Infantry Regiment in the Philippine Insurrection and the Third Kentucky Infantry in the Spanish-American War. A businessman and former journalist, he is active in veteran and civic affairs currently serving as the Mayor of Crewe. He holds a B.S. in Occupational Education from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, a Master's in Military History from American Military University and graduate certificates in military leadership and national security studies from the Air War College and Air Command & Staff College.


Education

B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
M.A., American Military University.