Brent W. Stricker, J.D.

Military Professor Center for Naval Warfare Studies
Lt. Col., U.S. Marine Corps
Brent W. Stricker faculty photo


Lt. Col. Stricker was commissioned in March 2002. He has served in a variety of military justice assignments. In 2006, he deployed as a military observer for the U.N. Mission to Liberia and was recognized for his efforts against government corruption. In 2010, he deployed to Afghanistan serving as the rule of law chief for Regional Command East turning the traditional mission into a multidisciplinary team which partnered with U.S. forces in Afghanistan prosecutors and courts to target government corruption networks. His last assignment was as staff judge advocate for the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center advising commanders on military justice, ethics and criminal investigations.

Areas of Expertise

  • International Law
  • Rules of Engagement

Professional Highlights


Staff Judge Advocate, MAGTFTC/MCAGCC

Legal advisor for military justice, ethics, and investigations for criminal and major safety mishaps.

Rule of Law Chief, CJTF-101, Regional Command East, Afghanistan

Oversaw Rule of Law Efforts for Regional Command East while serving with Combined Joint Task Force-101 to partner US Forces with Afghan Courts and Prosecutors to target government corruption networks.

Military Observer, UNMIL

Member of a 15 person multinational team to observe and report on local conditions in Zwedru and surrounding Grand Gedeh County after the first free national elections in Liberia.


J.D., McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific

B.A., California State University Bakersfield, Political Science

Research Contributions and Publications

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