Jonathan M. O'Gorman

Military Professor Strategy and Policy Department
Lt. Col., U.S. Marine Corps
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Lt. Col. Jonathan O’Gorman is a military professor in the Strategy and Policy Department. He most recently served on the staff of CJTF- Operation Inherent Resolve. An artilleryman, his past assignments include various command and staff positions. Past operational tours include two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and a deployment supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He received a B.A. from Stonehill College and an M.A. from George Washington University.

Areas of Expertise

  • Afghanistan
  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Artillery
  • Ground Warfare
  • Information Operations
  • Iraq
  • Joint Operations
  • Leadership
  • WWII

Professional Highlights


Joint Fires Chief CJTF Operation Inherent Resolve

Chief of Joint Fires for multinational task force in the defeat ISIS mission for Iraq and Syria

Navy Requirements officer

Pentagon tour on OPNAV staff 2014-2017. Requirements officer for Expeditionary Sea Base ship class, as well as Naval Surface fires.

Battalion Executive Officer

1st Battalion, 10th Marines XO. Oct 12 to Jun 14

Future Operations Officer

S3A and future operations officer for 6th Marine Regiment -deployed Afghanistan (OEF).

Operations Officer

Ops O for 5th Bn 10th Marines.

Exercise Controler

Exercise controller and lead fire support officer at 29 Palms CA, USMC live fire pre-deployment training. 2009-2011

Battery Commander

Commander with 3rd Bn 10th Marines. Deployed Iraq in support of OIF.


Individual augment Deployed Iraq in support of OIF. S4A HQ Bn 2nd Mar Div.

Battery Commander

Battery Commander with 3rd Bn 10th Marines.

Battery commander and operations officer

1 year tour Okinawa Japan, 3rd Bn 12th Marines, Battery Commander and then Operations officer.


M.A., The George Washington University, History

B.A., Stonehill College, History

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