Aaron M. Tabor, Select One

Military Professor Joint Military Operations Department
Cmdr., U.S. Navy
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Cmdr. Aaron Tabor is a military professor for the Joint Military Operations Department. He has flown the EA-6B Prowler and the EA-18G Growler, completing seven deployments to the Middle East, Afghanistan and Indo-Pacific region. He has served as an EA-6B flight instructor, as an Electronic Warfare expert with the USS Enterprise Strike Group, and as a J-9 strategic communications planner for U.S. Africa Command. He was commissioned in 1998 and was designated a naval flight officer in 2000.

Areas of Expertise

  • Africa
  • Air Warfare
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Information Operations
  • Joint Operations

Professional Highlights


U.S. Naval War College

Military Instructor in the Joint Military Operations Department of the U.S. Naval War College.

NAS Whidbey Island

Served as both Executive Officer and Operations Officer at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, WA.

Electronic Attack Squadron 138 (VAQ-138)

Served as Commanding Officer of Electronic Attack Squadron 138, completing two deployments to the Indo-Pacific region in support of Commander, Task Force Seventy.

U.S. Africa Command

Served as Strategic Communication Planner and operations liaison, generating communications guidance for nations in east Africa.

Electronic Attack Squadron 131 (VAQ-131)

Served as Maintenance Officer in Electronic Attack Squadron 131 (VAQ-131), attached to Carrier Air Wing 2 (CVW-2) aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72).


M.A., U.S. Naval War College, National Security and Strategic Studies

B.S., University of Maine, Mechanical Engineering

News, Media, & Events

Contemporary Air Wars Workshop

Oct. 17, 2019
8:30 a.m.
Mahan Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

How Worried Should the U.S. Navy Be About Chinese Sea Mines?

Oct. 06, 2019
The National Interest
Article Publication

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