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Dyer is a retired US Naval intelligence officer who served around the world, afloat and ashore, from 1983 to 2004. Her Cold War years were spent in anti-submarine warfare and military operational planning. After the Soviet Union collapsed, her emphasis shifted, with much of her community, to aerial targeting and campaign planning. Jennifer served in naval operations throughout the world, as well as in joint operations in the Balkans and the Persian Gulf in the 1990s. She was the first woman to deploy for operations in submarines in the Mediterranean Sea, in the early 1990s. As a Navy Commander, her final assignment was as the chief intelligence officer for the USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group from 2001-2004. With the Nimitz Strike Group, she deployed for Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom in 2003. She lives in the “Inland Empire” of southern California, blogging as The Optimistic Conservative. J. E. Dyer’s articles have appeared at Hot Air, the Commentary blog, Patheos.com, The Daily Caller, The Jewish Press, The Weekly Standard online, and the blog Liberty Unyielding.