David B. Carson, Select One

Military Professor Joint Military Operations Department
Capt., U.S. Navy
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Professor David B. Carson joined Naval War College faculty in November 2016. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and subsequently designated as a cryptologic warfare officer. He has served in a variety of leadership and staff assignments, to include National Security Agency, Hawaii; Navy Information Operations Command, Menwith Hill Station, United Kingdom; U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany; and Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cyber Warfare
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Information Operations
  • Space

Professional Highlights


Newport, RI

Joint Military Operations Department Military Professor

Pearl Harbor, HI

Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet Staff Information Warfare Officer

Kunia/Wahiawa, HI

Commander, National Security Agency/Central Security Service Hawaii

Stuttgart, Germany

U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) Staff Information Warfare Officer

Harrogate, United Kingdom

Commander, Navy Information Operations Command Menwith Hill

Suitland, MD

Navy Information Operations Command Suitland Operations Officer


M.S., Industrial College of the Armed Forces at National Defense University, 2010, National Resource Strategy

M.S., Naval Postgraduate School, 1995, Electrical Engineering

B.S., United States Naval Academy, 1989, Mathematics

News, Media, & Events

VIDEO: 45 Seconds on Stoicism and Leadership

Aug. 19, 2019
News Publication

Rochefort Group Workshop Series: Workshop Two

Aug. 19, 2019
8:00 a.m.
Sims Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Every Marine a Blue-Haired Quasi-Rifleperson?

Aug. 21, 2019
War on the Rocks
Article Publication

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