Eric Hamlin is a former US Army Foreign Area Officer, 48J Sub-Sahara Africa Specialist. A fluent French speaker and African cultural enthusiast, Eric has studied, worked, and traveled throughout the region for 5 years. ┬áHis interests include African history and politics; African economic development – aviation and tourism sectors; and Security sector reform and Defense Institution Building (DIB). Eric is and avid reader hiker, scuba diver, runner, and a private pilot. He currently lives in Nairobi, Kenya.

This blog is a digital portfolio of his experiences and insights.