Jonathan M. Donigan

Associate Professor College of Maritime Operational Warfare
Lt. Col., U.S. Marine Corps, Retired
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Biography

Retired Marine Corps intelligence officer with more than 25 years of service at the Marine Air Ground Task Force, service component, and combatant command levels. Operational experience includes deployments to Afghanistan (2001) and Iraq (2003, 2007, 2008) as well as participation in disaster relief operations in the U.S. (2005), Haiti (2010), and the Philippines (2013). Previous teaching experience includes tours at Expeditionary Warfare Training Group, Pacific (1996-1999) and the Marine Air Ground Task Force Staff Training Program (2015-2017).

Areas of Expertise

  • Amphibious Warfare
  • COIN
  • Counterterrorism
  • HA/DR
  • Intel
  • Joint Operations
  • Military Planning
  • Operational Warfare

Professional Highlights

2018

Associate Professor, Maritime Staff Operators Course

2016

Exercise Design Branch Head, Marine Air Ground Task Force Staff Training Program

2014

Deputy Intelligence Officer, 3rd Marine Division

2014

Graduate, U. S. Army War College

2012

Senior Intelligence Officer, 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade

2009

Senior Intelligence Officer, Marine Corps Forces South

2006

Executive Officer, 1st Intelligence Battalion

Education

M.A., U.S. Army War College, 2014, Strategic Studies

B.A., Norwich University, 1992, International Relations

Research Contributions and Publications

"The Intelligence Planner's Guide"
Marine Cops Gazette: Professional Journal of U.S. Marines
September 2019, Volume 103, Issue 9
Jonathan M. Donigan

"Ignoring Commander's Intent"
Marine Cops Gazette: Professional Journal of U.S. Marines
September 2017
Jonathan M. Donigan

"Intelligence and the Integrated Training Exercise"
Marine Cops Gazette: Professional Journal of U.S. Marines
August 2015
Jonathan M. Donigan

"MEB Intelligence"
Marine Cops Gazette: Professional Journal of U.S. Marines
October 2014
Jonathan M. Donigan

External Memberships and Associations

Army War College Foundation

News, Media, & Events

VIDEO: 45 Seconds on How Maps Inspire us to Learn

Jan. 13, 2020
News Publication

War Gaming Introductory Course

Jan. 13, 2020
1:00 p.m.
McCarty Little Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Iraq Survey Group: From Weapons of Mass Destruction to Counterinsurgency

Feb. 20, 2019
Journal of Strategic Studies
Article Publication

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