Major David Blair is a U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff's Captain's Ph.D. Scholar, attending Georgetown University's Government Department, where he researches applications of counterterror network models to the suppression of illicit markets, with a concentration in human trafficking.
He has also served in the Defense Attaché Office Moscow and the United States Naval War College's War Gaming Division. He writes on organizational structure, Remotely Piloted Aircraft culture and persistent airpower with a number of articles in the Air and Space Power Journal.
Major Blair earned a Masters in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in 2004. He is a 2002 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, where he studied International Relations and Russian Area Studies.