Early life, family, educational background
The American military expert and historian, Dr. Lynette Nusbacher, was born Aryeh Judah Schoen Nusbacher in a Jewish family on December 17, 1966 in New York City, USA, with male physical features. According to sources, Lynette has a brother, but not much is publicly known about him. Some online sources say that Jonas Maines is Lynette’s twin brother, but this is not true. Jonas is the sibling of Nicole Maines, a transgender activist.
Lynette is trilingual, speaking Hebrew, German and French. She attended the University of Toronto in Canada and graduated in 1988 with a BA (Honours) in History and Economics.
Filmed Abandoned Engineering today in a cold, partially flooded basement in East London.
In 1994, she graduated with a Master of Arts degree in war studies from the Royal Military College of Canada, then went on to the University of Oxford to study for a PhD (Doctorate of Philosophy) in modern British history, graduating in 2001. In 2010, she attended short programs in Organizational Leadership at Cranfield University – Cranfield School of Management and the National School of Government.
According to Lynette’s Linkedin, she has high qualifications in strategy research and war studies.
From 1988 to 1994, she was an administrator at the University of Toronto. She served in the Canadian Forces as a logistics officer from 1992 to 2000. While there, she controlled the audit and financial planning for an infantry battalion. In 2000, she was the division’s staff officer.
From 1999 to 2013 she was at the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst, UK, the military expert and senior lecturer in war strategies. She joined the LMC consultant in 2006 as a senior consultant and principal, and until 2012 was a visiting lecturer at the University of Reading in Berkshire, UK.
She was appointed Senior Intelligence Advisor to the UK Cabinet in London in 2007 and was promoted to Head of Strategic Horizons in 2008. She fought for a clean safety assessment system at the national level.
Lynette began to be recognized as a “popular” historian in 2011, so she started a blog, “Nusbacher Associates”, on which she encourages people to explore new opportunities in cyber technology and technology.
She leads the “Devil’s Advocacy,” a group that focuses on exploring skeptical views and providing sound advice on historical facts and theories. Their main goal is to access cognitive biases and develop clear visions of the future, including military equipment, alternative strategies and war strategies.
She has authored several books, including ‘War and Conflict’, ‘The Battle of Bannockburn 1314’, ‘1314: Bannockburn’ – detailing what happened in the war and how the battle is still important today is — and “London’s Civil War 1642-46.” She also speaks about the military campaigns, equipment, weapons and political attitudes during wars in the Middle Ages. In 2003 her book ‘War and conflict’ was published. At the time, Lynette had not yet undergone sex reassignment surgery and was still living like a man (physically). This book was intended to be part of a self-help book for teens. She even goes through real-life case studies.
Lynette has also published work online through The Times of Israel.
A section of her blog is dedicated to her work on UNRWA, Acts of War, the Aleppo refugees and many more well-written articles on essential topics. Some of her articles have been published in the “Huffington Post”, a famous online news outlet.
She wrote an article for the English Historical Review entitled “Civil War: Supply of Victuals to the New Model Army on the Naseby Campaign, 1-14 June 1645.”
She appeared several times on the History Channel as Dr. Aryeh Nusbacher, before her transition, as a military expert to provide reliable information, opinions and explanations on military operations and defense strategies. Her first TV appearance was in 2003 in the series “Time Commanders”, proving herself as an excellent expert in military history, she later appeared in many more episodes of the series from 2003 to 2005.
She is a member of the Surrey Police Independent Advisory Group. Lynette currently works in a cabinet office in London and teaches postgraduate Strategic Studies at the University of Reading.
Documentary about the television series
In 2003 she popped up in “National Geographic: Beyond the Movie – The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.”
From 2004 to 2005, she appeared in ‘Battlefield Detectives’, in ‘Weaponology’ in 2007 and in ‘Conspiracy’ in 2015.
Her most recent appearance in a TV documentary series was in 2019’s “Mysteries of the Abandoned”.
Lynette met Melanie Bright in 1997 while still studying for her doctorate in history. They dated for barely a year before getting married on June 7, 1998, and lived in Surrey, England for several years.
Melanie was born in Canada; she has a Masters in War Studies, a BA Honors in Political Studies and a degree in Public Relations. She has served as Head of Communications at Winchester City Council since 2018.
In 2007, Lynette underwent sex reassignment surgery. Melanie was incredibly supportive of Lynette and shielded her wife from possible hateful comments: “She doesn’t want to talk to you about a private matter,” she told anyone who asked questions about Lynette’s transition.
Lynette and Melanie have two children together. The family lives near Guildford, Surrey.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
According to reliable sources, Lynette taught Prince William and Prince Harry in Sandhurst.
Sources also state that she stayed in Sandhurst when she underwent her male-to-female surgery so that her physical appearance would match how she felt on the inside. Apparently, the highest order demanded that everyone treat her with the utmost respect and call her “ma’am” from then on. Sandhurst Major General Peter Pearson warned that any abusive or snide remark about Lynette “would be met with severe punishment.”
From 2011 to 2013, Lynette was ranked 53, 68, and 77 on the PINK Lists. The Pink List ranks the most influential members of the LGBTQ+ community; prior to 2014 it was called the Rainbow List.
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— Lynette Nusbacher (@Nusbacher) April 30, 2019
The British national newspaper “The Independent on Sunday” annually publishes the list that began in 2000 as a way of honoring and thanking all openly LGBTQ+ people. Lynette is active in the Jewish community and does her best to promote traditional Jewish traditions and keep history alive; because she herself is jewish, so she understands the importance of culture and tradition.
She is nicknamed ‘Mrs Gunfire’.
She has brown hair and gray eyes. She is 1.7m tall, weighs 75kg and her vital statistics are 34-28-35.
Wealth and salary
As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated to be $1.3 million.