James Nordhill, Select One

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

Associate Professor College of Maritime Operational Warfare
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Professor Nordhill teaches military planning in the Maritime Operational Planners Course. A career naval aviator and joint planner, he served for 22 year on active duty. His experience includes: military faculty member, U.S. Naval War College; senior planner, U.S. Forces - Iraq; commanding officer, Navy Operational Support Center, Newport, Rhode Island; and mission commander, Joint Special Operations Air Component - Iraq.

Areas of Expertise

  • A2/AD
  • COIN
  • Command and Control
  • GWOT
  • HA/DR
  • Iraq
  • Joint Operations
  • JPME
  • Leadership
  • Littoral Warfare
  • Maritime Strategy
  • Military Planning
  • Operational Warfare
  • Search and Rescue
  • Special Operations


M.A., US Naval War College, National Security and Strategic Studies

E.M.B.A., Naval Post Graduate School

B.A., Chapman University, Psychology

External Memberships and Associations

Military Operations Research Society

News, Media, & Events


Brass Quintet at 35th Beirut Memorial Observance Ceremony

Oct. 23, 2018
10:00 a.m.
870 E Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871

The Corridor of Power

Oct. 17, 2018
The Interpreter
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