Brute Krulak Center for Innovation and Creativity


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Mrs. Valerie Jackson - Valerie Jackson has more than twenty-four years in federal service, principally as a United States Marine. Before coming to the Krulak Center in July, she was an arbitrator in Dallas, Texas. Her areas of expertise include conflict management and resolution, civil-military operations, international relations, and strategic studies. She has led and commanded Marine units throughout her career, and has spent time as an instructor at the Marine Corps Civil Military Operations School and as the senior editor and field historian for the Marine Corps History Division.



LtCol Matt Chambliss - An artillery officer by primary MOS, at MCU he led the Red Team in challenging assumptions and playing devil’s advocate during various student exercises. After his return from Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in September 2018, he assumed duties as the Deputy Director.



Inspired by its namesake, the Brute Krulak Center for Innovation and Creativity enables an interdisciplinary approach to complex problem solving, fosters an environment that enhances our collective warfighting capability, and facilitates and encourages novel solutions to current and future warfighting challenges in order to expand the Corps’ competitive edge and improve our warfighting effectiveness. 


Read the official Krulak Center Charter HERE.