Associate Professor CHAD PIACENTI, CDR, USN (Ret.), teaches naval theory and planning for Operational Level Programs in the College of Operational and Strategic Leadership. He joined the Naval War College faculty as a military professor in 2010 teaching Joint Military Operations. As an active duty naval officer, he held the occupational specialties of Intelligence Officer and Joint Operational Planner. Over his 21-year naval career he served as both Joint Task Force (JTF) J2 and Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) N2 and deployed to JTF Ramadi, Iraq, JTF-435 Kabul, Afghanistan, US National Intelligence Cell (USNIC), Pristina Kosovo, as well as the Persian Gulf and Horn of Africa.