Major Joshua Watson is an officer in the Australian Army. Born and raised in the United States, he graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point and served for ten years in the US Army, including two combat deployments to Afghanistan. He and his family immigrated to Australia in 2014 and he now serves in the Australian Army as a combat engineer and explosive ordnance disposal technician. He was most recently the commander of the Army’s only bomb disposal squadron outside of Brisbane, Queensland. A veteran with twenty years of service, Major Watson is currently the Australian student at the French Command and Staff College, Ecole de Guerre, in Paris. He is married and has two children.