Jon-Paul N. Maddaloni

Military Professor National Security Affairs
Col., U.S. Army
Jon-Paul N Maddaloni faculty profile


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.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • Artillery
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Deterrence
  • Joint Operations
  • Leadership
  • Military Planning
  • Military Theory

Professional Highlights


Military Professor, National Security Affairs

Teaching the Security Strategies sub-course in Theater Security Decision Making (TSDM) and National Security Decision Making (NSDM). The course develops skills and appreciation for how National Strategies guide U.S. behavior and implications at the global and theater strategic level.

Chief of Plans and Strategy, J4, INDOPACOM

Strategy and Plans Branch Chief in the INDOPACOM J4. Responsible for logistics and J4 equites in all INDOPACOM strategic documents, including the theater strategy, campaign plan, and campaign order.

Graduate Student, Joint Advanced Warfighting School

The Joint Advanced Warfighting School (JAWS) is located in Norfolk, VA. JAWS provides the Joint Staff and CCMDs with graduates expert in the joint planning processes, capable of critical analysis in the application of all aspects of national power across the full range of military operations.

Chief of Outreach and Congressional Liaison, Fires Center of Excellence


Battalion Commander, FWD UAE, 1st Battalion 14th Field Artillery Regiment


Division G3 Chief of Operations, 4th Infantry Division


Battalion S3, FWD Afghanistan, 4th Battalion 42nd Field Artillery Regiment


M.A., Joint Advanced Warfighting School, Joint Campaign Planning and Strategy

M.A., School of Advanced Military Studies, Military Operational Art and Science

M.A., University of Oklahoma, Public Administration

Awards and Decorations

Defense Superior Service Medal

Bronze Star
One Oak Leaf Cluster

Meritorious Service Medal
Four Oak Leaf Clusters

Army Commendation Medal
Two Oak Leaf Clusters

Army Achievement Medal
Two Oak Leaf Cluster

National Defense Service Medal
One Bronze Star

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

Iraq Campaign Medal

Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terror Service Medal

Army Service Ribbon

Overseas Ribbon
With Numeral 3

NATO Medal
One Bronze Star

Joint Meritorious Unit Award

Meritorious Unit Award
One Bronze Star

Combat Action Badge

Parachutist Badge

Air Assault Badge

Other Honors

Order of Saint Barbara

External Memberships and Associations

Association of the United States Army

Veterans of Foreign Wars

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