Joseph P. Levreault

Military Professor & Senior Service Advisor Center for Naval Warfare Studies
Col., U.S. Marine Corps
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A native of South Hadley, Massachusetts, Col. Joseph Levreault graduated from Western New England College earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in business administration in December 1991. He has a master’s degree from the U.S. Naval War College in national security and strategic affairs and was a National Security Affairs Fellow from July 2012 to July 2013 for the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Throughout his career, Col. Levreault attained more than four thousand mishap-free flight hours in the CH-46E. During his time in the U.S. Marine Corps, he has held multiple leadership positions and deployed extensively throughout the U.S. Central Command area of operation.

Areas of Expertise

  • Amphibious Warfare
  • COIN
  • HA/DR
  • Joint Operations
  • Leadership
  • Military Planning
  • Search and Rescue

Professional Highlights


Center for Naval Warfare Studies

From June 2016 to October 2020, he served as the Deputy Dean, Center for Naval Warfare Studies at the Naval War College in Newport, RI.

2nd Marine Division

Served as the 2nd Marine Division’s AC/S G-3 and Air Officer from August 2013 to June 2016

Commanding Officer of HMM-163

Deployed as part of the 13th MEU in support of the US Central Command aboard naval amphibious shipping, primarily in the Horn of Africa region.


M.A., U.S. Naval War College

B.S., Business Administration

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