Major Jennifer Walters is a Millennium fellow at the Atlantic Council and the speechwriter to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In this role, Walters crafts the chairman’s strategic message through a variety of modalities to the public, military, and international community. Previously, she served as a KC-10A instructor pilot and led aircrew on air refueling, humanitarian, and contingency operations across the globe. She has deployed four times and completed over one hundred combat sorties. Walters holds a bachelor of science in history from the US Air Force Academy, a master of philosophy, and a PhD in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Walters has a longstanding interest in mental health to provide the best care to our service members and veterans.