Adam C. Pace

Military Professor Strategic and Operational Research Department
Cmdr., U.S. Navy
Adam Pace faculty photo


After graduating from Florida State University in 2002 with a B.S. in criminology and a B.S. in applied economics, Cmdr. Pace received his commission through Officer Candidate School and subsequently earned his Naval Flight Officer wings in August 2004. His operational assignments include multiple deployments to the Middle East and Western Pacific in the P-3C and P-8A, as well as having served two tours in Japan. He also holds a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. He grew up in Indialantic, Florida.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Military Planning
  • Operational Warfare
  • Submarine Warfare
  • Wargaming

Professional Highlights


U.S. Naval War College

Assigned to Strategic and Operational Research Department (SORD).

Commander, Task Force SEVEN TWO

Served as Deputy Plans, Japan Engagement, and Requirements Officer.

Patrol Squadron FIVE

Served as Operations Officer and Administrative Officer.

Commander, U.S. SEVENTH Fleet

Assigned as Flag Protocol Officer.

Patrol Squadron THIRTY

Served as a member of the P-8A Fleet Integration Team.

Patrol Squadron NINE

Assigned as Instructor Tactical Coordinator and Naval Flight Officer NATOPS Officer.


M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2017, National Security and Strategic Studies

B.S., Florida State University, 2002, Criminology

B.S., Florida State University, 2002, Applied Economics

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