Dennis S. Sullivan, Select One

Col., U.S. Army

Military Professor National Security Affairs
Dennis Sullivan photo


Colonel Dennis Sullivan serves as the Senior Army Advisor to the President, Naval War College and as a Military Professor in the National Security Affairs Department. Prior to joining the Naval War College faculty, he served as a member of the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group. He has served in a variety of Army Infantry assignments. His assignment highlights include a Security Force Assistance Brigade Commander in Afghanistan and the 10th Mountain Division G3 and the Regional Command-South CJ-3 for ISAF Joint Command in Kandahar Afghanistan.

Areas of Expertise

  • Afghanistan
  • Iraq
  • Leadership
  • Military Planning
  • Operational Warfare

Professional Highlights


Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group

Researched and wrote on human-machine teaming in the future U.S. Navy.

Commander, 2d Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Operational deployment to Paktika Province, Afghanistan as a Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB).

G-3/5/7, 10th Mountain Division

Operational deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan as the Regional Command - South CJ-3

Commander, 2d Battalion 22d Infantry Battalion, 1BCT, 10th Mountain Division

Operational deployment to Kirkuk, Iraq.


M.A., U.S. Naval War College, National Security and Strategic Studies, with Distinction

M.M.A.S, U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), National Security and Strategic Studies

M.A., Webster University, Computer Resource and Information Management

News, Media, & Events


U.S. Naval War College Graduation: November 2018

Nov. 14, 2018
12:00 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Year of the Gray Wolf: The Rise of Turkey’s New Ultranationalism

Jul. 16, 2018
War On The Rocks
Article Publication

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