Fred P. Drake, Jr., Select One

Cmdr. (ret.), U.S. Navy

Professor College of Distance Education
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Biography

Prof. Drake retired as a Commander from the U. S. Navy after a 20+ year career as Naval Aviator flying the S-3 Viking, A-4 Skyhawk and EA-6B Prowler and he flew numerous combat sorties in support of Operation DESERT STORM. Prof. Drake joined the faculty of NWC in Aug, 1995. He was the Head of CDE S&P, the OPSO of NCC and the Military Chair of C2W. After retiring from active duty, he accepted his current position as Chairman of NWC at NPS where he stood-up the NWC – NPS partnership for Joint Professional Military Education.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • Air Warfare
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Homeland Security
  • JPME

Professional Highlights

1999

Chair, NWC at NPS

Runs the NWC at NPS program in Monterey, CA.
1995

S&P Division Head, College of Continuing Education

1998

Operations Officer, Naval Command College

1996

Jerry O. Tuttle Military Chair of Command and Control Warfare

Education

C.A.G.S., Northcentral University, 2009, Homeland Security

M.A., United States Naval War College, 1996, National Security and Strategic Studies

M.S., Troy State University, 1988, Management

B.S., University of Idaho, 1979, Naval Science

External Memberships and Associations

Association of Naval Aviation

Association of Old Crows

Naval War College Foundation

Navy League

Surface Navy Association

Tailhook Association

U.S. Naval Institute

News, Media, & Events

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Former Naval War College president passes away

Jan. 19, 2018
News Publication
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Issues in National Security: Looking Outward to the Future

Jan. 23, 2018
4:30 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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Blue Hair in Gray Zone

Jan. 10, 2018
War on the Rocks
Article Publication

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