David J. Sampson, Select One

Associate Professor Wargaming Department
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Cmdr. Sampson is a senior war game and exercise specialist with experience in the field of war game design, strategy and development. Most recently he was the lead designer for a range of analytic war games focusing on support to international disaster response and strategic deterrence. Previously, Sampson was a key member of the exercise design, execution and analysis teams for combatant command and joint task force level training events including: Austere Challenge, Juniper Cobra, Judicious Response, Integrated Advance, and PANAMAX. Cmdr. Sampson is a former EA-6B Electronic Countermeasures Officer.

Areas of Expertise

  • Military Planning

Professional Highlights


Associate Professor, U.S. Naval War College War Gaming Department


M.S.S, Marine Corps War College

B.S., University Of Texas, Engineering Science

News, Media, & Events

VIDEO: 45 Seconds on Honor, Courage and Commitment

Jul. 08, 2019
News Publication

Starship Poseidon Summer STEM Camp

Jul. 14, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Naval Station, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Naval War College Prof. Discusses D-Day

Jun. 06, 2019
Richard French
Article Publication

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