Joseph Rutledge, Select One

Col. (ret.), U.S. Marine Corps

Professor College of Maritime Operational Warfare
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A career Marine Corps infantry officer. While at the U.S. Naval War College he has served as a Military Professor and senior moderator for Joint Maritime Operations courses and Naval Operational Planner Course (now MAWS). More recently, he has served on the Faculty of the College of Maritime Operational Warfare. Staff tours include Battalion operation officer, Force Exercise Planner, Information Operations Officer and Ground Operations Planner for II Marine Expeditionary Force. Colonel Rutledge’s last operational tour was with the Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command where he served as the Fleet Marine Officer and NAVCENT Future Plans Director.

Areas of Expertise

  • Military Planning


M.S., Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Resource Strategy

M.A., U.S. Naval War College, National Security and Strategic Studies

B.S., University of Rhode Island

News, Media, & Events


Former Naval War College president passes away

Jan. 19, 2018
News Publication

Current Strategy Forum: Technology, Innovation and Strategy

Jun. 12, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Blue Hair in Gray Zone

Jan. 10, 2018
War on the Rocks
Article Publication

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