Jamie M. Gannon

Associate Professor Joint Military Operations Department
Col., U.S. Marine Corps, Retired
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Col. Jamie Gannon (USMC ret.) is an Associate Professor of Joint Military Operations at the Naval War College, Newport, RI. He served at numerous command and principal staff positions in the Marine Expeditionary Forces, and as a joint logistics planner and Exercise branch chief at USCENTCOM during the early stages of OEF and OEF. He commanded a logistics battalion and a Marine Wing Support Group; during both periods he deployed in command of JTF support forces in major HADR events in Pakistan and Japan. His combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan included staff assignments with I MEF and USCENTCOM HQ. Other staff tours include HQMC, MARCORSYSCOM and MARCORLOGCOM.

Areas of Expertise

  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Desert Storm
  • Ground Warfare
  • HA/DR
  • JPME
  • Military Planning
  • Military Theory

Professional Highlights


Newport, RI

Associate Professor, Joint Military Operations Department, U.S. Naval War College

Newport, RI

Senior Marine Corps Representative, U.S. Naval War College

Okinawa, Japan

Commanding Officer, Marine Wing Support Group 17, and Assistant Chief of Staff (G4), III Marine Expeditionary Force

Camp Pendleton, CA

Assistant Chief of Staff (G3), and Chief of Staff, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force

Newport, RI

Student, College of Naval Warfare

Various Locations

Served as U.S. Marine Officer at various command and staff billets in the operating forces and in the supporting establishment, including a joint tour at U.S. Central Command in 2002-2004.


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

M.S., U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, 1993

B.S., Miami University, 1985

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