Lieutenant Colonel Robert Kirkland (USA, Ret.) is an expert on military admissions and leadership. After graduating from West Point, he served for over 25 years in the United States Army, including stints as an instructor at West Point and as the commander of two Army ROTC programs. Since retiring from the Army, LTC Kirkland has been a sought-after speaker and consultant on leadership and military history. He has helped hundreds of candidates secure ROTC scholarships.