Jon Scott Logel, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor
Jon Scott Logel is currently an Assistant Research Professor in the War Gaming Department of the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. From 2007 to 2011, he served as a Military Professor of Strategy and Policy in the Strategy and Policy Department at the college. He has taught Strategy and Policy, Strategy and War, and lectured for the College of Distance Education. Prior to joining the War Gaming Department, Professor Logel served twenty-one years in the United States Army as an Aviation Officer, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2011.
Commissioned through Army ROTC in 1990, he served in various Army Aviation assignments in Germany, the 10th Mountain Division, Korea, Afghanistan, and the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. He was an Army Aviator qualified in the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter. In his twenty years of service, he served as an aerial scout platoon leader, an aviation maintenance company commander, and a battalion executive officer. His most recent operational assignment was as the Deputy G3 (Operations) for Multi-National Division North-Iraq at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq from 2006-07.
Professor Logel taught “The History of the United States” and “The Making of Modern America, 1877-1945” in the Department of History at the United States Military Academy from 2000-2003.
He is a 1990 graduate of Wake Forest University and holds a Ph.D. in History from Syracuse University.
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