About POGO

Lt. Col. John Sayen (U.S. Marine Corps, ret.)


Lt. Col. John Sayen (U.S. Marine Corps, ret.) served in the Marine Corps’ artillery, armor and military intelligence. He retired in 2002. During his last years of service, he worked at the Pentagon analyzing and reporting on trends in international affairs that would affect U.S. interests. Mr. Sayen has published two books on the Army and the Marine Corps and numerous articles for military and historical periodicals. He currently works as the senior contract doctrine writer at the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Staff Training Program at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.