Retired Colonel, Retired U.S. Army
Mike “Bloody Feet” Buckley, Colonel (Ret), U.S. Army. A veteran of thirty-two years of active duty, six deployments and three combat tours; COL Buckley’s experience includes time as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Battalion Commander in Afghanistan, a Base Commander in Iraq, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Education at West Point, and as a U.S. Army War College Fellow in the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, Syracuse University. Education includes a M.S. in Kinesiology, a B.S. in Public Management and several national coaching certifications. He recently thru-hiked the Arizona Trail under the auspices of Warrior Expeditions and can often be found on a nearby trail or on his bike on a quiet country road. He currently resides in Cazenovia NY with his family.