Keith M. Beck

Military Professor Wargaming Department
Cmdr., U.S. Navy
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Cmdr. Beck is a surface warfare officer and assigned to the Wargaming Department. At sea, he served on board USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44), USS Laboon (DDG 58), CCDG 12 embarked on USS Enterprise (CVN 65), USS Gettysburg (CG 64), USS Nicholas (FFG 47) and USS America (LHA 6). For shore tours, he served in a variety of staff and training billets at Fleet Forces Command, the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations and U.S. Forces Korea. Cmdr. Beck was commissioned from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1992.

Areas of Expertise

  • Air Defense
  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Joint Operations
  • Koreas
  • Surface Warfare

Professional Highlights


Operations Officer, USS AMERICA (LHA 6)


Executive Officer, AEGIS Technical Representative


Naval Forces Branch, USFK J33/CFC C33/UNC-K U-33


Future Enterprise Network Requirements, OPNAV N2/N6


NGEN Future Requirements, OPNAV N099


Director of Web Services/KMO, OPNAV DNS-4


Executive Officer, USS NICHOLAS (FFG 47)


Student, US Army Command and General Staff College


Weapons Officer and Combat Systems Officer, USS GETTYSBURG (CG 64)


Tomahawk Senior Mission Planner, Targeteer, and Tomahawk Weaponeer, Afloat Planning Systems Atlantic/COMLANTFLT N381/CCDG 12


M.A., Webster University, 2004, Computer Resources and Information Management

JPME 1, US Army Command and General Staff College, 2004

B.S., US Naval Academy, 1992, Computer Science

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