Adolfo Gorbea

Lieutenant Colonel, US Air Force and School of International Affairs Military Fellow

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Lieutenant Colonel Adolfo U. Gorbea is a National Defense Fellow at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a Command Pilot with more than 3,400 hours, including 450 combat hours in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Africa. He has deployed in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan, Malaysia, Philippines and Horn of Africa. Lt Col Gorbea holds three Masters Degrees in National Security, Operational Art and Science, and is also fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. He is married to the former Irma Maldonado of Puerto Rico and has two daughters, Sofia and Elena.