Brian D. Koehr, Select One

Capt., U.S. Navy

Military Professor Maritime Advanced Warfighting School
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CAPT BRIAN KOEHR, USN commissioned in 1988 through the NROTC Program with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the U of Notre Dame. He has multiple deployments to the Med Sea and Northern Arabian Gulf flying the F-14. He was the CO of VFA-103 flying the F/A-18F Rhino when the squadron was awarded the Atlantic Fleet Battle “E” and he was presented the 2005 Naval Air Forces Leadership Award. He has served on the staffs of the US SIXTH Fleet as Air Operations Officer, US Pacific Command as acting Director of the Joint Interagency Coordination Group and US NORAD / Northern Command as Dep Command Center Director. Most recently, he was the CO of the NROTC Chicago Area. He holds a JP-3 AQD.

Areas of Expertise

  • Joint Operations
  • Military Planning
  • National Security

Professional Highlights


Commanding Officer, NROTC Chicago Area Consortium

Mentally, morally and physically developed college students for commissioning in the US Navy and US Marine Corps.

Deputy Command Center Director / Chief of Readiness and Sustainment at NORAD/NORTHCOM

Command center watchstander and trainer of watch teams.

Director, Joint Interagency Coordination Group, US PACOM

Lead for interagency coordination in PACOM

Commanding Officer, Strike Fighter Squadron 103

Squadron commanding officer operating F/!18F Rhinos on the East Coast.


M.B.A., Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management

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

B.S., University of Notre Dame, Mechanical Engineering

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Related Credentials


External Memberships and Associations

US Naval War College Foundation
Lifetime Member

News, Media, & Events


23rd International Seapower Symposium

Sep. 18, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

NATO’s Achilles Heel: Russian Political Warfare

Mar. 21, 2018
The National Interest
Article Publication

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