Carl T. Tiska, CAPT
Robert S. Harward Professor of Special Operations
JOINT MILITARY OPERATIONS
Captain Carl Tiska graduated from the State University of New York Maritime College in 1986 with a Bachelor Degree in Marine Engineering, and the National War College, graduating in the class of 2006. Upon commissioning as an Ensig,n he attended Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL Training in Coronado, California, graduating with Class 141. Capt. Tiska has served as assistant platoon commander, SEAL Delivery Vehicle navigator, Training Officer, Operations Officer, Executive Officer (Special Boat Unit TWENTY and SEAL Team FOUR), Maritime Operations Officer (Special Operations Command South), NSW Task Unit Saipan Commander, Naval Special Warfare Operations Officer (Commander, SIXTH Fleet), Commander (NSW Unit TEN), Chief of Staff and Deputy Commander of Joint Forces Special Operations Component Command, Iraq. Following that last assignment, Following that deployment, Captain Tiska was assigned to the US Special Operations Command where he ran the SOCOM Global Mission Support Center and then served as the Director of the Preserving the Force and Families Task Force. CAPT Tiska arrived at the Naval War College in March 2013 where he is serving as the Robert S. Harward Professor of Special Operations.
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