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Soldiers stack on a wall during live fire certification training at Grafenwoehr Army base, 17 June 2014. (Capt. John Farmer) Army Experimentation Developing the Army of the Future—Army 2020 Van Brewer, Ph.D., and Capt. Michala Smith, U.S. Navy, Retired Dr. Van Brewer is the Analysis Branch chief for the Joint and Army Experimentation Division, United States Army Capabilities Integration Center. His background includes 19 years in operational experimentation and 12 years of missile system simulation and analysis. He holds a B.A. in physics from the University of Tennessee, an M.S.E.E. in control theory and communications from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and a Ph.D. in engineering management from Old Dominion University. Capt. Michala M. Smith, U.S. Navy, retired, is an employee of Quantum Research International and is a member of the Joint and Army Experimentation Support Team. Capt. Smith spent 29 years in the U.S. Navy. Assignments included command of a shore installation and as a staff officer in J-4, the Joint Staff. She holds a B.A. from the College of Steubenville and an M.A. from the Naval War College. 58 July-August 2014  MILITARY REVIEW