Photo of Roy E. Peterson in Vietnam LTC Roy Peterson served as an Assistant Army Attaché in Moscow during the peak of the Cold War Years from 1983- 1985, as the first U.S. Foreign Commercial Officer in the Russian Far East for the U.S. Department of Commerce with dual duty as a Visa Issuing Officer for the U.S. Department of State, and as the first IBM Regional Manager, Vladivostok, Russian Far East (1993-1995). He was trained in Russian, German, and Vietnamese and used all three languages in their respective theaters of operation. LTC Peterson is a recognized international trade and Russian political/military consultant. Roy was a recent faculty member with the University of Phoenix teaching global business, marketing, sales, management, military intelligence, unconventional warfare, and international trade. Roy Peterson is a poet, songwriter, and award-winning bass voice singer. Some of his many published works can be found here. His full list of publications and credentials can be viewed here. Read his poetry published by the Society of Classical Poets here.