Peter D. Fromm, a retired US Army lieutenant colonel, is currently the Deputy G1 for US Army Japan at Camp Zama, Japan. He holds a BA in social science from San Jose State University and an MA in philosophy from Indiana University, Bloomington. During his career, LTC Fromm served with the 1st Battalion (Ranger) 75th Infantry; the 82d Airborne Division; the 1st Cavalry Division; the 2d Armored Division; and as a principal staff officer with US Army Japan. He also taught English, philosophy, and ethics for several years at the US Military Academy, West Point.