George Jeffrey Fullerton

Associate Professor College of Maritime Operational Warfare
Capt., U.S. Navy, Retired
George Jeffrey Fullerton faculty photo


Associate Prof, CAPT, USN Ret (30 Years). NWC Faculty since Oct 2007. Faculty, COSL. Director ILC-JMO. BSME- Tulane University 1978. Masters -USNWC 1995. JQO, Master Training Specialist. CO tours in USS ANTIETAM (CG-54), USS INGRAHAM (FFG-61), USS AFFRAY (MSO-511), USS ADROIT (MSO-509), and USS LEADER (MSO-490), and other tours in USS PAUL REVERE (LPA-24); USS STERETT (CG-31); USS DURHAM (LKA-114); USS COPELAND (FFG-25); COMDESRON-7; USS RANGER (CV-61) and USS MISSOURI (BB –63). PEP Officer at HMS SULTAN-Royal Naval School of Marine Engineering. Joint Plans Officer USCENTCOM. Faculty-Command Leadership School. Dir.-DH Training SWOS. Dir, Engineering ATGPAC. Dep CDR SWRMC.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Air Defense
  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Desert Storm
  • Joint Operations
  • Leadership
  • Military Planning
  • Mine Warfare
  • Operational Warfare
  • Surface Warfare

Professional Highlights


Associate Professor, COSL (now CMOW)

Faculty member in the College of Operational and Strategic Leadership, teaching Maritime Staff Operators Course, Executive Level Operations Course and Joint Force Maritime Component Commanders Course and supporting Fleet operations/planning activities.


Active Duty CAPT, USN serving as Military Professor and Director of the Intermediate Level (JPME-I) Course, in the Joint Military Operations Department, U.S. Naval War College from April 2006-October 2007

Commanding Officer

CO, USS ANTIETAM (CG-54), also serving as Air Defense Commander (ADC) for USS Carl Vinson Strike Group, and ADC/SCC for USS Essex ESG, and RADC for joint/combined operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. 2002-2004

Commanding Officer

Commanding Officer of USS INGRAHAM (FFG-61), deployments to 5th Fleet and 7th Fleet AO, conducting MIO and escort operations. Surface Action Group Commander. 1997-1998

Joint Plans Officer

Joint Plans Officer , J3 Future Ops, J5 Plans, based at U.S. CENTRAL COMMAND, MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL 1992-1995


Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tulane University in 19781995 graduate of U.S. Naval War College earning a Master Degree in National Security Affairs and Strategic Studies

He is a designated Joint Qualified Officer (JQO), Master Training Specialist and holds sub-specialties in Naval/Mechanical Engineering; Joint Operations and Plans; Education & Training Management and West European Affairs.

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Awards and Decorations

His military decorations include the Legion of Merit(gold star), Bronze Star with Combat “V” device, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (four gold stars), Navy Commendation Medal (gold star), the Combat Action Ribbon and a number of other unit awards and service ribbons.

External Memberships and Associations

USNI, Surface Warfare Association

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