Professor Linn was born in the Territory of Hawaii and completed his graduate work at The Ohio State University. He is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, and an Olin Fellowship at Yale University. He has been a visiting professor at the Army War College and the National University of Singapore. He is the past president of the Society for Military History and has given numerous papers and lectures in the United States and internationally. His next book, Elvis’ Army: The Transformation of the Atomic Solider, is scheduled for publication in fall 2016. He is currently the Fulbright Distinguished Professor at the University of Birmingham.