Major General Mungo Melvin CB OBE Joined the British Army in 1974 Retiring in 2011 after a distinguished career Mungo advised the House of Commons Defence Committee on military and strategic matters until April 2017. Mungo has taken a personal lead in advising the Army on a series of major staff rides to the Western Front of the First World War (2014, 2016 and 2018). He also presents to business on leadership and decision-making techniques. He lectures on strategy, leadership and military history to a wide variety of civilian and military audiences and is an Honorary Vice President of the Western Front Association. Wessex Branch WFA pleased to welcome Mungo for their inaugural post lockdown meeting on 3rd July 2021 where he will talk about Alfred von Schliefen – The Man behind the Plan.