Col. JP Maddaloni joined the U.S. Naval War College in 2020 and teaches in the National Security Affairs Department. He is joint qualified, and his most recent joint assignment was with U.S. Indo-Pacific Command working in strategy and plans. He has commanded at the battalion level and served in various staff positions. Past operational assignments included the 4th Infantry Division, 1st Infantry Division, 172nd Separate Infantry Brigade and 1st Cavalry Division. He received a B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy and M.A.s from the School of Advanced Military Studies, Joint Advanced Warfighting School and University of Oklahoma.