Patrick F. Wolfe, Lt Col
Joint Military Operations
Lieutenant Colonel Patrick F. Wolfe, USAF, joined the Naval War College faculty in July 2012. Previously, he served as Commander, 15th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida, where he commanded the USAF’s largest MC-130H squadron and was responsible for the infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions of special operators and their equipment into areas of denied or contested territory under night and adverse weather conditions. Previously he has served as a Squadron Operations Officer, Chief of Group Safety, Chief of Group Standardization and Evaluation and at the Pentagon as Chief, Special Operations and Mobility Programs for the Air Force Test and Evaluation directorate. He is a Master Navigator, Evaluator and Instructor with 4,400 flight hours and more than 500 combat hours. Colonel Wolfe holds a B.S. degree in Economics from San Diego State University, a M.S. degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a M.M.S. in Military Studies from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College.
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