Ray Wojcik

Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security and Defense

Colonel (Retired) Ray Wojcik was a Non-resident Senior Fellow with the Transatlantic Security and Defense program at the Center for European Policy Analysis.

During his 32 years of service in the U.S. Army, Colonel (Retired) Ray Wojcik, served as a soldier, noncommissioned officer, and officer in a variety of tactical to strategic assignments. Upon completing his degree at the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, he was commissioned as an infantry officer. Colonel (Retired) Wojcik served in numerous Command, Staff, Army, Joint, and Foreign Area Officer assignments in Europe and the United States culminating in his final tour as Army Attaché, American Embassy, Warsaw. His significant strategic contributions center on enhancing U.S. and regional security, through assisting allies and partners to increase their defense capacities, capabilities, and interoperability.

Written by Ray Wojcik

Forward Defense: Has NATO Finally Gotten the Memo? Russia’s brutal war on Ukraine has shaken NATO but now it needs to agree investments in robust forward defense. Help Poland Help Ukraine, and the NATO Alliance A grave military threat has developed on the eastern border of the NATO Alliance; we need to act rapidly to bolster our defenses. A Stronger Frontline The United States and Poland Enhance Security of NATO’s Eastern Flank One Flank, One Threat, One Presence A Strategy for NATO's Eastern Flank Running on Empty Can Low Fuel Supplies Be a Showstopper for NATO Allies? “Running on Empty?” That is the iconic refrain from the 1970s hit song by Jackson Browne, but it is also a real problem facing NATO for operations on its eastern flank. It is estimated that each day a U.S. armored division on the offense can burn […] Until Something Moves Reinforcing the Baltic Region in Crisis and WarNavigation1