Charlie A. Broomfield

Military Professor Maritime Advanced Warfighting School
Cmdr., U.S. Navy
Charlie A Broomfield faculty photo


Cmdr. Broomfield joined the Maritime Advance Warfighting School faculty following his tour as deputy chief of plans at U.S. European Command. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1992 and was designated a naval aviator in 1995. He has completed three operational deployments flying the F-18C and as CVN-65 air operations officer. During his exchange tour, he accumulated 467 fight hours in the Tornado GR-1 while assigned to the 2nd German Naval Airwing in Flensburg, Germany. He was subsequently assigned to the German Armed Forces Staff College in Hamburg, Germany. He completed his second tour as a military professor assigned to MAWS from 2014-17.

Areas of Expertise

  • Military Planning

Professional Highlights


Maritime Advanced Warfare School, Military Professor

Returning for third tour as operational art and planning professor, facilitates 13 month MAWS curriculum. MAWS educates strategic and operational leaders with the skills required to plan, execute, and assess combined, joint, and naval operations.

Deputy Chief of Plans, J5, HQ USEUCOM

Led planning team of 26 professionals in production and maintenance of 13 JSCP directed contingency plans, Commander's Campaign Plan, and multiple acute planning requirements.

German Armed Forces Staff College, US Liaison and Military Professor

Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr, Hamburg, Germany. Since 1957, the German General/Admiral Staff College has educated international military elite leadership for future leadership roles in the Bundeswehr, NATO, the EU, and the UN. Assigned as Operational Art and Planning Professor


M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2006, National Security and Strategic Studies

Fuhrungsakademie der Bundeswehr, 2011, Qualified as Bundeswehr Military Professor

Defense Language Institute, 2000, German Language Course, Graduated with Distinction

B.S., U.S. Naval Academy, 1992, Political Science, Graduated with Highest Distinction

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