COLONEL RALPH A. HALLENBECK is Chief of the Army's Conventional Arms Negotiation Division, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, Headquarters, Department of the Army. His previous assignments have included command of two infantry companies in Vietnam, a mechanized infantry battalion in Europe, and a variety of staff positions in infantry brigades and divisions. He has served as Chief of Current Operations, U.S. European Command, as Assistant Professor of Political Science at the United States Military Academy, as Military Adviser to the U.S. Delegation to the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II) in Geneva, and as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Defense and Arms Control. Colonel Hallenbeck is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff and Senior Service Colleges, and he served an Army Fellowship at Harvard University. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University and has written extensively on conventional arms control issues.
COLONEL DAVID E. SHAVER is a Strategic Research Analyst with the Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College. His previous assignments have included command of combat engineer battalions in the 1st and 8th Infantry Divisions; Chief, Military Engineering and Topography Division, U.S. Army Europe; and S-3, 937th Engineer Group. In Vietnam he served as a unit commander and staff officer in the 62nd Engineer Battalion (Land Clearing). He received a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and an M.S. from Florida Institute of Technology. Colonel Shaver is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the U.S. Army War College. He is a co-author of Conventional Arms Control in Europe: Army Perspectives; How to Think about Conventional Arms Control: A Framework; and Burdensharing and Mission Specialization in NATO; and he is author of Force Structures: The UnitedStates and Europe in the Coming Decade and Flex-Lease: An Acquisition Strategy for the 1990s