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Meet the Cadre

MAJ James Horn

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Chair and Professor of Military Science Department
Battalion Commander
3875 Holman St. Rm 28
Houston, TX 77204-6014
Phone: 713-743-3875
jahorn@central.uh.edu

Major Jim Horn is an Airborne Infantry Officer with over 16yrs of service.  He earned a Bachelors Degree in Economics from West Point and a Masters Degree in International Relations from the Naval War College in Newport, RI.  He also served as a Naval Strategic Studies Fellow developing concepts of warfare using the electromagnetic spectrum.  MAJ Horn served on the front lines for the initial invasion of Iraq in 2003 and completed five additional deployments totaling over 36mo in Iraq, 9mo in Afghanistan and 6mo in Qatar.  He has trained with armies across the Middle East, the Baltic States, and Ukraine. His awards and decorations include 5 Bronze Star Medals, 3 Meritorious Service Medals, 2 Army Commendation Medals, Master-rated Parachutist, Ranger qualified, the Combat Infantryman Badge, and the Expert Infantryman Badge.