James Lewis

Deputy Director Strategic Communications
Cmdr., U.S. Navy, Retired
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Jim Lewis is Deputy Director of the Communications Integration Strategy Office. Most recently, he served as an open source research analyst at the Naval War College and before that in a variety of other capacities over the past 20 years. A 23-year retired naval intelligence officer, he has served with Air Anti-Submarine Squadron 30 (VS-30), USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), and in a variety of other operational and shore commands.

Areas of Expertise

  • Intel

Professional Highlights


Deputy Director, Communications Integration Strategy Office, Naval War College

Provide guidance and overall direction across the College for effectively communicating to key internal and external audiences the work being done at USNWC, and to do so in a manner that ensures consistency across messages and methods of communication.

Open Source Research-Analyst, Naval War College


Assistant OIC, ONI Detachment Newport, RI


Navy Operations Group (Deep Blue), Washington, DC


Chief, Space Warfare, Naval Space Command, Dahlgren, VA


Strategic Studies Group, Newport, RI


Research-Analyst and Wargamer, ONI Detachment, Newport, RI


Asst. Intelligence Officer, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)


Counter-Drug Analyst, Field Support Team Leader, Executive Assistant, Atlantic Intelligence Command, Norfolk, VA


Analyst, Operations Officer, Navy Antiterrorist Alert Center (ATAC), Washington, DC


B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University

M.A., Naval Postgraduate School

JPME Phase I, Air Command and Staff College

JPME Phase II, Armed Forces Staff College

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