Glen S. Leverette

Associate Professor College of Maritime Operational Warfare
Capt., U.S. Navy, Retired
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Retired Navy Captain and professor Glen Leverette joined the U.S. Naval War College faculty in October 2021. Originally from Daytona Beach, he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science. Professor Leverette was also a President's Honor Graduate of the U.S. Naval War College in 2010. Professor Leverette is currently a faculty member for the Maritime Staff Operator's Course in the College of Maritime Operational Warfare. His specialties include joint and naval planning, combat logistics, operational functions, humanitarian assistance and non-combatant evacuation operations.

Areas of Expertise

  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • COIN
  • Command and Control
  • Foreign Policy
  • Iraq
  • Irregular Warfare
  • Korean War
  • Leadership
  • Military Planning

Professional Highlights


Professor of Naval Science, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida

Dual-hatted as Commanding Officer, Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) Unit Jacksonville. Commissioned entry-level naval officers for service in the Fleet! Expertly led the University's Naval Science Department. Recognized as Jacksonville University Staff/Veteran Instructor of the Year.

Deputy Commander U.S Naval Forces Korea

Served as senior maritime advisor to CDR, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK), Established the first Combined CNFK & Republic of Korea Fleet Maritime Operations Center . Supported over 21 theater exercises (including HA/DR & NEO) and as CNFK representative to the COMPACFLT, USFK, and INDOPACOM.

Commodore Task Force 53, CO Military Sealift Command Central Command

Supervised, planned and directed over $2 billion dollars in maritime logistics support to thousands of personnel serving on over 63 U.S. & Coalition warships in support of maritime security, counter terrorism, and contingency operations throughout the CENTCOM AOR.


Re-established the navy’s riverine capability after a 40-year hiatus. Personally led 61 combat missions and presided over 624 riverine combat patrols in support of maritime security operations and adjacent land operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in Al Anbar province.


M.A., Jacksonville University, 2020, Public Policy

M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2010, National Security and Strategic Studies

M.A., Jacksonville University, 1996, Teaching

B.S., U.S. Naval Academy, 1990, Political Science

Awards and Decorations

Legion of Merit
Three Time Recipient

Korean National Defense Service Medal

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal
Four Time Recipient

Joint Service Commendation Medal

National Defense Medal
Two Time Recipient

Naval Commendation Medal
Six Time Recipient

Naval Achievement Medal

Other Honors

President's Honor Graduate
U.S. Naval War College

Veteran Instructor of the Year
Jacksonville Staff

Naval Officer of the Year
Naval Station, Newport

Command Instructor of the Year
Surface Warfare Officer School

External Memberships and Associations

U.S. Naval Institute

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

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