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.