Daniel J. Lombardo, Select One

Cmdr., U.S. Navy

Military Professor College of Maritime Operational Warfare
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Commander Lombardo, a native of Danbury, CT, earned his commission from the United States Naval Academy in 1997. After serving in operational tours including four submarine assignments, he reported to the Assist and Assess Team, College of Maritime Operational Warfare, U.S. Naval War College. Lombardo’s decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), and various unit awards. He lives in Niantic, CT with his wife and two sons.

Areas of Expertise

  • Military Planning
  • Operational Warfare
  • Submarine Warfare

Professional Highlights


Newport, RI

Military Faculty, College of Maritime Operational Warfare. Assigned as Observer Trainer, Assist and Assess Team.


Commanded SPRINGFIELD through drydocking repairs and two Submarine Command Course Operations in the Atlantic.

Pentagon, Washington, DC

Joint Staff, J-8, Capabilities and Acquisition Division. Served as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director for Resources and Acquisition.

Norfolk, VA

Graduated Master of Engineering Management, Old Dominion University.

Annapolis, MD

Graduated Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, United States Naval Academy, with merit, with a minor concentration in Spanish Language.


M.E., Old Dominion University, 2004

B.S., United States Naval Academy, 1997, Mechanical Engineering

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External Memberships and Associations

Collegiate Spanish Honor Society
Member, Sigma Delta Pi

News, Media, & Events


23rd International Seapower Symposium

Sep. 18, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

NATO’s Achilles Heel: Russian Political Warfare

Mar. 21, 2018
The National Interest
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