Government Affiliations

During his early career he was a member of the U.S. National Security Officers Community, serving in several operational posts. He is a National Security Advisor to several U.S. Government organizations. Newton has served on multiple U.S. Government Science Advisory Boards and was the Defense Diplomat Attache at Defense Offices. His work has garnered him several awards and honors, including a nomination to the White House Fellowship during the Clinton administration. In 2002 Dr. Howard founded the Center for Advanced Defense Studies (CADS) in Washington D.C., a non-profit national security organization dedicated to researching innovations for peace and conflict resolution. He is the former chairman and current Vice-Chairman and Chief Science Officer at CADS.

Additional Government Positions Held

Department of
Homeland Security
(DHS)

Department of Defense
(DoD)
(ORAU) (Expert)

Advisor to the National
Security Expert Team
(ORAU)

US Defense
Attache Office
Paris, France

Special Operations
Command
(SOCOM-SOTCE)
Information Operations
Scientist

Scientific Advisor to the
Army Research Lab
(ARL-SLAD)
Information Operations
Survivability Scientist

Special Advisor to the
Department of Defense
(DoD)
Strategic Intelligence
Officer, US Defense Attache