About the Expert
Colonel Myles B. Caggins III, of the U.S. Army, most recently served as director of public affairs and senior spokesman for III Corps at Fort Hood, Texas. He was spokesman for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria from August 2019-September 2020. From June 2015-November 2016, he served at the White House as National Security Council spokesman for Asia, Defense Affairs, Guantanamo, Human Rights, and Nonproliferation. At the Pentagon, he was spokesman for Guantanamo, Detainee Policy, and military personnel policy. He served three combat tours in Iraq. He was a White House Military Social Aide. Caggins was recognized with the Spirit of Georgetown Alumni Award. In 2016, Hampton University named him Mentor of the Year. He volunteers with the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge HBCU trivia tournament. Caggins earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Hampton University; and a master’s in public relations from Georgetown University. He completed Harvard Kennedy School's National Security Fellows program in 2018.
- United States Army, Colonel