Teaching senior US and international military officers, and members of civilian agencies (e.g. State Department, FBI, CIA, DOE) graduate level course addressing strategy, operational art, doctrine, and planning.
Received 2014 Vice Admiral Thomas R. Weschler Award for Inspirational Teaching. Teaching senior US and international military officers, and members of civilian agencies (e.g. State Department, FBI, CIA, DOE) graduate level course addressing strategy, operational art, doctrine, and planning.
Student - College of Naval Warfare
Graduated with distinction in 2011. Earned Additional Qualification Designator in Asia-Pacific Area of Studies (AOS 2- AQD 241).
CTF-72 Liaison to C7F
Permanent Liaison Officer to the Seventh Fleet staff embarked in the flag ship, USS Blue Ridge, Yokosuka Japan. Liaised between commanders for all maritime patrol matters, including updates to numbered plans, long term basing, ongoing operations, and coordination with allies up to ministry levels.
Current Operations Officer, Patrol and Reconnaissance Force Seventh Fleet
Forward Deployed Naval Forces staff in Misawa and Atsugi, Japan. As Current Operations Officer and Exercise Officer, planned and coordinated operations and exercises for maritime patrol and reconnaissance forces, in conjunction with allies partners throughout the Asia Pacific Region.
Operation Officer, Patrol Squadron Four
Operations Officer for a P-3 squadron of 450 people and ten aircraft. Operational deployments to Djibouti, Bahrain for operations over Iraq and the Arabian Gulf, to Afghanistan in support of ongoing Operation Enduring Freedom, and to Japan for operations in the Western Pacific.
Ops Admin Officer, Tactical Action Officer, USS KITTY HAWK (CV-63)
Reported September 11, 2001. Kittyhawk, the forward deployed aircraft carrier in Yokosuka, Japan, deployed immediately to the North Arabian Sea for Operation Enduring Freedom. Operations in the Western Pacific followed, then further deployment to the Arabian Gulf for Operation Iraqi Freedom.
T-44 Instructor Pilot; Instructor, Basic Officer Leadership Course
Advanced Multi-engine flight instructor in the T-44 (Beech King Air). Also served a basic leadership instructor for newly winged aviators headed to the fleet.
Aircraft Division Officer
P-3 pilot and mission commander. Operational deployments to Panama and Puerto Rico for counter drug operations, to Iceland for traditional maritime patrol operations, and to Sigonella, Sicily for maritime patrol, and in support of NATO operations over Bosnia.
Designated Naval Aviator February, 1995.
Current Ph.D. Candidate, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, International Relations
M.A.L.D. (M.A. in Law and Diplomacy), 2016, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2011, National Security and Strategic Studies with distinction
B.S., U.S. Naval Academy, 1992
Naval Aviator (over 2500 mishap free flight hours)
P-3 Pilot, Mission Commander
T-44 Instructor Pilot
FAA Air Transport Pilot (ATP)
Small Craft Officer in Charge
Awards and Decorations
Meritorious Service Medal
Naval Commendation Medal
Navy Achievement Medal
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Navy "E" (Battle E)
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korea Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
Navy/Marine Corps Overseas Ribbon
Pistol Marksmanship Ribbon (Sharpshooter)
Vice Admiral Thomas R. Weschler Award for Inspirational Teaching
External Memberships and Associations
China Maritime Studies Institute