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John Cauthen, a former naval officer, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2002 and returned to teach in the History Department from 2007-2010.  While piloting helicopters he made two deployments to the Western Pacific aboard the USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN and has deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  He currently resides in California with his wife and two children.