David A. Brown, Select One

Col. (ret.), U.S. Army

Military Professor Dean of Academics
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David A. Brown, Col. U.S. Army (Ret.) is the executive director of the Advanced Naval Strategist Program (ASP). A designated Army Strategist, Col. Brown’s career spanned more than 30 years in combat arms units and a variety of command and staff positions. His operational experience includes nuclear weapons programs, combat experience in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, and operational planning experience at Battalion, Brigade, Division and Theater levels to include operations in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Iraq. In 2008 he served as the senior military advisor for the 2nd Iraqi Army Division in Mosul. Professor Brown taught for seven years in the college’s Strategy and Policy department.

Areas of Expertise

  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Deterrence
  • Diplomacy
  • Economics
  • Foreign Policy
  • Geopolitics
  • Information Operations
  • International Relations
  • Irregular Warfare
  • Joint Operations
  • Maritime History
  • Maritime Strategy
  • Military Planning
  • Military Theory
  • Special Operations
  • Surface Warfare
  • Terrorism


M.M.A.S., Army's School of Advanced Military Studies Program (SAMS)

M.S., Long Island University, Counseling and Leader Development

B.A., Philosophy

Diploma, Army's Command and General Staff College

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

Cheer Up Admiral Sims!! There Still is No Naval War College

Apr. 20, 2018
U.S. Naval Institute
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