M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2008, National Security and Strategic Studies
M.B., Providence College, 1991, Marketing and Management
B.A., Miami University, 1983, History
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Research Contributions and Publications
African Union Maritime Strategy Implementation Plan Regional Strategy-to-Capabilities
Abstract and presentation for NATO and the Director, Combined Joint Operation from the Sea Center of Excellence delivered as a guest speaker and panelist at the 2011 forum in Kiel, Germany.
Africa’s Regional and Continental Strategy Approach through Partnering
Presentation delivered to the maritime leadership within the African Union’s Peace and Security Commission as a road map and planning tool for developing, integrating and identifying capacity building requirements for continental and regional approaches.
Data Collection Plan and classified annexes for the “UK-US Combined Operations War Game”- Provides the overarching and supplemental research questions, and the means by which data will be collected and analyzed for post-game reporting and game report development.
Game report for the “Maritime Stability Operations Game” - Provided insight to the Navy Irregular Warfare Program Office (NIWO) to explore how best to conduct maritime stability operations (MSTO) in order to prevent and respond to regional instability.
Game report and executive brief to the Commander, Pacific Fleet “Navy Wide Standard Task Force Construct War Game” This report was the culmination of two C2 games with further the development of the “Command and Control Alignment for Afloat Commanders and Staffs” which provided options for the best command and control alignment for maritime staffs and distribution of tasking and responsibilities for each command assigned to support the mission objectives.
Offshore Infrastructure Protection Concept and Operational Concept/CONOPS
Established the baseline for training and integration of operations to counter asymmetric threats and unconventional warfare through joint, multinational and government agency cooperation.
Global Maritime Partnership Concept
The document provides an operational approach to building coalitions and multinational cooperation in support of global partnering with adaptation to the Theater Security Cooperation process.
UK/US Operational Concept Game Report
Final game report with inductive analysis identifying issues, and suggested solutions for conducting maritime operations at strategic and operational levels with combined military and government agencies.
UK/US Operational Concept Data Collection Plan
Process, procedures and standards for data collection, surveys and player related activities that provided the necessary data collection and analytical approach that was used for post-game analysis and final game report development.
Awards and Decorations
Legion of Merit Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Navy Commendation Medal
Navy Achievement Medal
External Memberships and Associations
U.S. Naval War College Foundation
Navy Reserve Association
Defense Attache' Association
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Rhodes Island Soaring Club
South Kingston, RI