Alan Neff, Select One

Associate Professor College of Distance Education
Lt. Col., U.S. Marine Corps, Retired
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Professor Neff's 28 years of active duty as a Marine helicopter pilot included assignments in Hawaii, North Carolina, Okinawa, Japan; California; Quantico, Virginia; and at sea. His collateral and temporary duties included Operational Test Director, Marine One Advance Officer, and as a staff officer with 3d Marine Division, 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Marine Forces Southwest Asia, and Coalition Forces Support Team, Marine Forces Somalia. He served as executive officer of Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1, Marine Helicopter Training Squadron 302, and Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 465; and commanded Marine Corps Air Facility Quantico, Virginia from July 1997 to July 1999.

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Areas of Expertise

  • National Security

Professional Highlights


Assistant Director of Technology and Innovation

Leads technology team in the College of Distance Education


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

M.B.A., Webster University

B.A., The Ohio State University, International Studies

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

Gender Equality as a Security Issue

Sep. 17, 2019
YaleGlobal Online
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