Gregory David Reilly

Associate Professor College of Distance Education
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Commissioned from ROTC program at California State University, Sacramento. Served in numerous Army leadership positions, to include command of formations from Company through Brigade-level. Served tours to Operation Desert Shield/Storm, Bosnia, Kosovo, OIF/OEF. Graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne and Ranger schools.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • COIN
  • Military Planning
  • Peace Operations

Professional Highlights


Monterey, CA

Associate Professor of Joint Maritime Operations, NWC College of Distant Education

Rwanda, Uganda

Country Manager for African Contingency Operations Training and Assistance (ACOTA)

Fort Hood Texas

1st Army, Division West Chief of Staff

Doral, Florida

Director, Commander's Action Group, U.S. Southern Command

Soto Cano Airbase, Honduras

Commander, Joint Task Force Bravo

Newport, RI

Associate Professor, Joint Maritime Operations
2008 - Commander's Initiative Group, ISAF, Kabul, Afghanistan

Fort Carson, Colorado

Commander, 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment
Command of Forces to Iraq 2003-2004, and 2005-2006

Friedburg, GE

Executive Officer, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division
Deployed with Brigade to Baghdad, 2003

Friedburg, GE

Operations Officer of 1-37 Armor Battalion and 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division
Tour to Kosovo IIB

Bad Kreuznach, GE

1st Armored Division Plans, and Chief of Operations, 1st Armored Division
Deployed as a Planner for rotation to Bosnia


M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2007

M.M.A.S., School of Advanced Military Studies, 1998

M.M.A.S., Army Command and General Staff College, 1997

Research Contributions and Publications

1997: Thesis: How Tactical Experience Affects Confidence About Combat Decision Making (Amazon)

1998: Monograph: Battlefield Visualization: We Can't Get There From Here

1998: Monograph: Peace Keeping Operations: A Mission Essential Task?

Awards and Decorations

Defense Superior Service Medal
2nd Award

Legion of Merit

Bronze Star Medal
4th Award, two with 'V' Device

Defense Superior Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal
5th Award

Other Honors

Graduated with Distinction
U.S Naval War College Senior Course

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