Bryan D. Williams, Select One

Cmdr., U.S. Navy

Military Professor Strategic and Operational Research Department
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Designated a Naval Aviator in 1995, his operational experience includes flying the FA-18 C/E in three Strike Fighter Squadrons (VFA-82, VFA-131, VFA-27) and serving as the Operations Officer of Carrier Air Wing SEVEN (CVW-7) aboard the USS EISENHOWER (CVN-69). He has participated in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and been stationed with the Forward Deployed Naval Forces based in Japan. His shore assignments include instructing at the Strike Fighter Weapons School Atlantic and serving at the Joint Warfare Analysis Center. At the U.S. Naval War College, he has served as a military professor in the Strategy and Policy department and now specializes in operational wargaming.

Areas of Expertise

  • Aerospace
  • Air Warfare
  • China
  • Operational Warfare
  • Wargaming


M.A., U.S Naval Post Graduate School, Systems Analysis

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

B.S., U.S. Naval Academy, Ocean Engineering

News, Media, & Events


Former Naval War College president passes away

Jan. 19, 2018
News Publication

Current Strategy Forum: Technology, Innovation and Strategy

Jun. 12, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Blue Hair in Gray Zone

Jan. 10, 2018
War on the Rocks
Article Publication

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