The JFK Special Warfare

Distinguished Fellowship Program

USAJFKSWCS Distinguished Fellows are professionals at the height of their craft. They are storytellers, thought leaders, and innovators that hail from across the Joint Force, the interagency, academia, and industry. Their contributions to the Special Warfare Center and School include curriculum development, guest lectures, and fielding of new and innovative technology to enhance the training environment for both students and cadre.

Sergeant Major Denver Dill 
Sergeant Major Denver Dill is a member of the West Point Band and an instructor of American Politics at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. He has developed the course SS493 Music & Influence, which he teaches in the Department of Social Sciences. He also serves as a co-founder and researcher in the West Point Music Research Center and as the Army Music Analytics Team Leader. He has taught and assisted in several departments, including the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Systems Engineering, Department of English and Philosophy, as well as with the Army Cyber Institute.  As a trumpet player Sergeant Major Dill has been a prize winner in several national and international competitions. Additionally, Sergeant Major Dill has appeared as both a soloist and a principal trumpet player with the New York Philharmonic and has performed with the Metropolitan Opera Brass. Prior to coming to the United States Military Academy, Sergeant Major Dill was a doctoral teaching assistant at the Eastman School of Music. He holds degrees from Juilliard and Eastern Kentucky University and holds certifications in: Lean Six Sigma, CompTIA Security+, and Influence in Special Operations. He is currently a Ph.D. student in the SUNY Binghamton Systems Science program.

Marshall Monroe 
Marshall Monroe is Founder and Chairman of Marshall Monroe MAGIC, a Creative Technology Incubator and Strategic Design Studio headquartered in New Mexico. Marshall spent 14 years as a Creative Executive with The Walt Disney Company and was a founding member of the Disney Research and Development Division.  He holds 15 patents for entertainment technologies in use all over the world.  He is widely known for his outrageous concept for Blizzard Beach, the wildly successful $100 million water park in Walt Disney World, Florida.
Marshall is a former member of the U.S. Director of National Intelligence’s Intelligence Science Board, an organization of distinguished thought leaders advising senior U.S. administration decision-makers on Science and Technology investment as related to National Security. His clients include Cirque du Soleil, The Michael Jackson Estate, Legendary Entertainment, HBO, DIRECTV, NASA, Sandia National Laboratories, Paul Allen's Vulcan Ventures, The Defense Threat Reduction Agency, MITRE Corporation, Spaceport America,, The National Inventors Hall of Fame, The C.M. Russell Museum, The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, and the Virgin Group.