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PIPS Fellows Brainstorm with Major General Paul Schafer

Air Force Major General Paul G. Schafer is Director, Strategy, Policy and Assessments, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany.

As Director of Strategy, Plans and Policy, he is responsible for formulation and staff direction of basic military and political policy, as well as planning for command activities involving relations with other U.S. Unified Commands, allied military and international military organizations and subordinate commands. He also serves as Director of Capabilities and Assessments. In this capacity he is responsible for development of force structure requirements; conducting studies, analyses and assessments; and for evaluating military forces, plans, programs and strategies.