As Call of Duty 4 hits store shelves, Next-Gen speaks with the franchise's military advisor, who believes the proliferation of war games is a good thing for the US military.
Retired US Army Lieutenant Col. Hank Keirsey simply sounds like an Army vet. Gruff, throaty and to the point, speaking to Keirsey was like talking to the Military Channel, except more responsive.
His military astuteness derives from his experience and education, an apparent mix of brains and brawn. Outside of over two decades in the service and recent stints in Iraq as a contractor, Keirsey also holds a bachelor's degree from West Point and a master's in history from Duke.
He was brought in as an advisor for Activision's Call of Duty franchise, along with Dr. John Hillen, a fellow vet who has since moved on as a big-time military analyst and commentator.