Asha Castleberry-Hernandez

Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. State Department; Robert J. Myers Fellow, 2018

Asha Castleberry-Hernandez is senior advisor for the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the U.S. State Department and a major in the U.S. Army Reserves.

She previously served as a Kuwait desk officer at U.S. Army Central and worked on security cooperation with the Office of Military Cooperation and the Kuwait Ministry of Defense. Castleberry-Hernandez also served as senior key leadership engagement officer for the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Kuwait. During the Obama administration she served at the U.S. Mission at the United Nations working peacekeeping operations in the African Continent. 

Castleberry-Hernandez was a Robert J. Myers Fellow in 2018 and a member of the U.S. Global Engagement Working Group at Carnegie Council. 

Last Updated: July 9, 2021