Jeffrey M. Schneider

Military Professor College of Leadership and Ethics
Lt. Col., U.S. Army National Guard
Jeffrey M Schneider faculty photo


Lt. Col. Schneider joined the faculty at the U.S. Naval War College in 2019. He holds a bachelor’s in international affairs and a Master of Science in administration of justice and homeland security. He was commissioned as a field artillery officer through the Army ROTC program in 1997. His assignments include service in Georgia, Oklahoma, Washington, D.C., Boston and Rhode Island. He has operational and combat deployments to Iraq, Kuwait and Egypt. His last assignment was as a base of support commander for Erbil Air Base for Coalition Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve in Kurdistan, Iraq. As part of the U.S. Army National Guard, he serves as the reserve component adviser.

Areas of Expertise

  • Artillery
  • Civil-Military Relations
  • COIN
  • Ground Warfare
  • Homeland Security
  • Leadership
  • Military Planning
  • WMD

Professional Highlights


Base of Support-Integrator, Commander Coalition Joint Task Force- Operation Inherent Resolve

Base operations commander for Erbil Airbase, Kurdistan Iraq. Responsible for integrating resources to enable CJTF forces for the defeat campaign ISIS to include oversight for the Kurdish Training Center Capability for the training and equipping of Kurdish Regional Security forces.

1-103rd Field Artillery Battalion Commander, Rhode Island Army National Guard

Responsible for all matters for the soldiers assigned to the battalion. Directed integration of the Battalion fires into the joint operational environment and the multi domain battle for echelons above Brigade operations.

National Guard Bureau J55 Regional Planner (FEMA Region 1-New England)

Primary representative for NGB, to FEMA Region 1 and national planning and coordination for support to civil authorities. Lead planner and coordinator for Ardent Sentry 17 Gotham Shield Improvised Nuclear Device NYC and Planning Liaison Officer to FEMA for Hurricane response operations.

Domestic Operation Planner, ARNG Readiness Center, Arlington VA

Responsible for coordinating and implementing operations in the 54 states and territories in response to natural disasters, CBRNE incidents, or homeland defense requirements. Primary officer responsible for planning and execution of National Special Security Events.

Chief of Army National Training Strategy Section, ARNG Readiness Center, Arlington VA

Responsible for the training and readiness of the Army National Guard by ensuring policies and regulations are synchronized with The Army Plan, the Army Campaign Plan, The Army Training Strategy and Modular Transformation.

Army National Guard Training Division, Readiness Center, Arlington VA

Responsible for the program management, supervision, and leadership of the Army National Guard (ARNG) Pre-Mobilization Certification Branch. Translated strategic training directives into implementation guidance for 54 States and Territories. Executive Officer, ARNG Readiness Center, Arlington VA

Training Certification Operations Officer, ARNG Readiness Center, Arlington VA

Responsible for the DA level management of training requirements, programmed requirements, and changes resulting from new doctrine, organizational updates, or equipment modernization to Army National Guard force structure

Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) Training Officer Headquarters, First United States Army, Ft Gilliam GA

Responsible for planning, coordinating, and training 3,000 Army National Guard and US Army Reserve soldiers for deployment on defeating, deterring, preventing and responding to IEDs.

Field Artillery Firing Battery Commanding Officer

Responsible for the training, operations and welfare of a 150 soldier firing battery. Deployed the Battery to conduct combat operations in Iraq. Conducted DIV/CORPS level fires and logistic combat patrols in a Joint and multinational environment.

US. Army; Active Duty Field Artillery Officer for 3rd Infantry Division, Ft Benning GA

Fire Support Officer at the Company, BN and BDE Level, to include multi-national liaison officer to strategic partner nations; such as the Egyptian army and Kuwaiti Land Defense Force.


Project Management Profession, July 2000, Project Management Institute

U.S. Army Command and Staff College, Joint Professional Military Education Level One

M.S., Salve Regina University, 2016, Administration of Justice and Homeland Security

U.S. Army Field Artillery Captains Career Course

U.S. Army Field Artillery Officer Basic Course

B.S., Kennesaw State University, 1997, International Studies

FEMA Incident Command System Courses

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