Tony Smith is an Event Program Planning Manager with the Ted Stevens Center. He holds a BA in International Studies from American University (Class of 2017) and an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown University (Class of 2022). He is a former Army infantryman with the 1st Infantry Division and is now a US Army Reserve Engineer officer. He joined the TSC team after 18 months on Capitol Hill as the Military Legislative Assistant to Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-08). While working for Rep. Gallagher, Tony helped design and write the Arctic Security Initiative that passed into law under the FY22 NDAA.