John W. Weidner Jr., Select One

Cmdr., U.S. Navy

Course Facilitator Naval Leadership and Ethics Center
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A native of Harrisburg, PA, Commander Weidner enlisted in the Navy in 1988. His enlisted tours included HSL-42 in Mayport, FL and Naval Air Technical Training Center in Millington, TN. As an Officer, Commander Weidner's tours included VP-10, VP-30, USS ENTERPRISE, VP-8, USSOUTHCOM, VP-45, and the Naval Leadership and Ethics Center. Commander Weidner served as Commanding Officer of VP-45. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and completed all three of his degrees while on active duty.

Areas of Expertise

  • Ethics
  • Leadership

Professional Highlights


Instructor, Naval Leadership and Ethics Center

Prospective Commanding Officer Course Instructor / Facilitator at the Naval Leadership and Ethics Center.

Instructor, Naval Leadership and Ethics Center

Prospective Commanding Officer Course lead, Instructor / Facilitator, Operations Officer, Protocol Officer, and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Officer for the Naval Leadership and Ethics Center.


M.A., Webster University, Human Resources Management

B.S., Southern Illinois University, Industrial Engineering Technology

A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis, Electronic Technology

Related Credentials

Hogan Assessment Certification

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Certification

EQi 2.0 Certification

Awards and Decorations

Joint Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal

Navy Commendation Medal
5 Awards

Navy Achievement Medal
3 Awards

External Memberships and Associations

Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Association

News, Media, & Events

Naval War College to support RIMPAC 2018

Feb. 22, 2018
News Publication

Current Strategy Forum: Technology, Innovation and Strategy

Jun. 12, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Work after #Metoo, your questions- answered

Feb. 22, 2018
Harvard Business Review
Article Publication

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