Colonel David Pendall is the G2, Senior Intelligence Officer for the United States Army – Europe, and has been assigned as the G2 since August 2016. He is the former commander of the 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, also based in Europe and a former G2/J2 for ISAF forces in Eastern Afghanistan. He has served over 25 years as a career intelligence officer and has served across all levels of the US Army, the Joint Force and in Defense Intelligence. He was a Fellow with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Security Studies Program and has served in MIT Lincoln Laboratory as the Senior US Army Liaison. He is also a member of the International Institute of Strategic Studies and the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House).