Chris T. Murphy , Select One

Military Professor Wargaming Department
Cmdr., U.S. Navy
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Biography

Cmdr. Murphy has been serving as a wargaming specialist for the Wargaming Department since 2015. A career naval aviator in the SH-60B, he served in various operational tours in the Western Pacific and Middle East. More recently, he served at a NATO command in Lisbon, Portugal, and at U.S. 5th Fleet specializing in joint and NATO operational planning, policy implementation, coalition operations and joint military operations.

Areas of Expertise

  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Information Operations
  • Military Planning
  • NATO
  • Operational Warfare
  • Submarine Warfare
  • Wargaming

Professional Highlights

2015

War Game Director, U.S. Naval War College, Newport R.I.

2014

Chief of Staff, CTF-152, Bahrain

2014

Engagement Officer, Combined Maritime Forces, Bahrain

2011

Policy and Plans Officer, STRIKFORNATO, Lisbon PRT

2008

Operations Officer, COMHSMWINGPAC, San Diego CA

2006

Squadron Operations Officer, HSL-37 and Detachment Officer in Charge, USS Port Royal

2004

"Mini-Boss", USS SAIPAN, Norfolk VA

2001

Training Officer, Pilot Phase Officer, HSM-41, San Diego CA

1999

Squadron NATOPS Officer, Detachment Maintenance and Operations Officer, HSL-51, Atsugi, Japan

Education

M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2018, Defense and Strategic Studies

M.A., University of San Diego, 2004, Global Leadership

B.A., Denison University, 1993

News, Media, & Events

VIDEO: 45 Seconds on Commitment

Jul. 22, 2019
News Publication

Defend Forward: 2019 Critical Infrastructure War Game

Jul. 25, 2019
8:00 a.m.
McCarty Little Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Let Me Tell You About the Worst Submarine of All Time

May. 18, 2019
The National Interest
Article Publication

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