Ben Scheutzow

Military Professor Strategy and Policy Department
Lt. Col., U.S. Air Force
Ben Scheutzow faculty photo


Lt. Col. Ben “Temper” Scheutzow joined the Strategy and Policy Department in July 2021. A 2001 graduate of Ohio State University, he also has master's degrees from Trident University and the U.S. Naval War College. His most recent assignment was as the military assistant to the director, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency in Washington, D.C. He previously commanded the 324th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron at Naval Station Sigonella, Italy. A command pilot with over 3,000 flying hours, he has had flying assignments in different aircraft types across multiple commands and deployments in support of operations around the world.

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Areas of Expertise

  • A2/AD
  • Air Warfare
  • China
  • GWOT
  • Joint Operations
  • Operational Warfare
  • Search and Rescue
  • Special Operations
  • UAVs/Drones
  • Wargaming

Professional Highlights


Military Assistant to the Director

Military Assistant to the Director, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency in Washington, D.C.

Deputy Commander

Deputy Commander, 53d Test and Evaluation Group, Nellis AFB, NV.


Squadron Commander, 324th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, Naval Station Sigonella, Italy.

Director of Operations

Director of Operations, 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Nellis AFB, NV.


M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2021, National Security and Strategic Studies

M.B.A., Trident University, 2010, Marketing

B.S., The Ohio State University, 2001, Marketing

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