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What Jeff Baxter, guitarist with the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan, brought to his later career in national security was creativity and a fresh set of eyes. When invited to play the bad guy in a war game against the U.S., he took out the ranking officer on the mission by using Photoshop to send “disfigured” pictures of participants to their spouses. A colonel was so outraged, he actually took a swing at Baxter and at that point the officer was out.

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