John R. Dye

Military Professor Strategy and Policy Department
Cmdr., U.S. Navy
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Cmdr. John Dye graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a B.S. in Naval Architecture, from Old Dominion University with a Masters of Engineering Management and from U.S. Naval War College (NWC) with an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies. As a career submarine officer, he served on two SSGNs and one SSN. He deployed to the Indian Ocean, the Eastern Pacific, the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He also served with a variety of shore commands in the U.S. and abroad. Dye reported to the NWC’s Strategy and Policy Department as a military professor in March 2019 after recently graduating from NWC.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Counterterrorism
  • Deterrence
  • Europe
  • Maritime Strategy
  • Military Planning
  • Nuclear
  • Operational Warfare
  • Special Operations
  • Submarine Warfare
  • Weapon Systems

Professional Highlights


Military Professor, Strategy and Policy Department


Deputy Operations Director (N3A), CTF 69, Naples, Italy


Executive Officer on USS GEORGIA (BLUE)(SSGN 729)


Weapons Officer on the staff of COMSUBRON SIXTEEN in Kings Bay, GA


Weapons Officer on USS FLORIDA (GOLD)(SSGN 728)


Regional Employment Officer (REO) on the staff of COMSUBLANT in Norfolk, VA


Division Officer on USS NEWPORT NEWS (SSN 750)


M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2019, National Security and Strategic Studies

M.S., Old Dominion University, 2004, Engineering Management

B.S., U.S. Naval Academy, 1999, Naval Architecture

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