Lieutenant Colonel Amos Oh is a nonresident fellow in the Indo-Pacific Security Initiative at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.
Amos is an active-duty US Army Strategist currently assigned to the School of Advanced Military Studies where he is completing his PhD at the University of Southern California. He previously served in a variety of command and staff positions in both conventional and special operations units, specializing in crisis and contingency planning, integrated deterrence, and institutional strategy.
In addition to multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, Amos has extensive operational experience throughout South, Southeast, and East Asia and has worked closely with US allies and partners from around the world. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with Valor Device, Bronze Star Medal (for meritorious service, two awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), and the Valorous Unit Award.
Amos graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point and later earned a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School. As a United States Army Goodpaster Scholar, his research is exploring the determinants of alliance military command structures, using various East Asian treaty allies as case studies.