Wayne Sinclair is a Research Fellow with the Center for Emerging Threats and Opportunities (CETO). He joined CETO in November 2018 and supports the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory.
Mr. Sinclair served for 30 years with the United States Marine Corps where his major assignments as an engineer officer included command at the platoon, company, and battalion levels. He also has extensive recruiting experience as a station commander and operations officer for the Western Recruiting Region. He was the lead planner at I Marine Expeditionary Force and the Chief of Plans, J-5, at US European Command. He instructed at the Marine Corps Engineer School and Directed the Marine Corps School of Advanced Warfighting. His focus areas include Marine Air-Ground Task Force and joint operations planning, campaign design; force protection and counter-mine/IED operations; training and education management; recruiting and marketing, historical case study and staff ride development. Mr. Sinclair received his BA in History from Virginia Military Institute and attended the US Army Sapper Leaders Course and the Marine Corps Amphibious Warfare School. He holds Masters Degrees from the US Marine Corps Command and Staff College, the School of Advanced Warfighting, and the National War College.