David B. Carson, Select One

Capt., U.S. Navy

Military Professor Joint Military Operations Department
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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

Naval War College to support RIMPAC 2018

Feb. 22, 2018
News Publication

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Fighters Over the Fleet

Mar. 01, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

Work after #Metoo, your questions- answered

Feb. 22, 2018
Harvard Business Review
Article Publication

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