Kevin M. Brew, J.D., LL.M

Capt., U.S. Navy

Military Professor Stockton Center for the Study of International Law
Kevin Brew Photo


Capt. Kevin Brew, JAGC, USN is currently assigned as a military professor for the Stockton Center for Study of International Law at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. Capt. Brew has been an instructor at the Naval Justice School, the Naval War College, and the Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, California) as well as an adjunct instructor in support of the Defense Institute for International Legal Studies (training foreign forces in Africa, South America, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the Balkans).

Areas of Expertise

  • Africa
  • Counterterrorism
  • International Law
  • Middle East
  • Piracy
  • Rules of Engagement
  • Russia

Professional Highlights


Newport, RI

Assigned as Executive Director Stockton Center for Study of International Law, U.S. Naval War College.


Assigned as Fleet/Force Judge Advocate U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, FIFTH Fleet, CMF (Bahrain).

Newport, RI

Assigned as a Military Professor, Joint Military Operations U.S. Naval War College.

Kabul, Afghanistan

Deployed to NATO Training Mission Afghanistan ( NTM-A), Senior Legal Advisor, Ministry of Interior and Afghan National Police.

Rome, Italy

Assigned as Military Legal Advisor, U.S. Embassy Rome.

Baghdad, Iraq

Deployed as Deputy Staff Judge Advocate/Legal Advisor, Multi-National Forces, Iraq (MNF-I).

Naples, Italy

Assigned as Executive Officer, Regional Legal Service Officer Europe/Southwest Asia (HQ Naples) with offices in Djibouti, Bahrain, Souda Bay Crete (Greece), Athens (Greece), Sigonella (Sicily, Italy), LaMaddelena (Sardinia, Italy), Rota (Spain), London (UK), and Keflavik (Iceland).

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Assigned as Staff Judge Advocate, Naval Special Warfare Development Group.

Tampa, Florida

Assigned as Chief International & Operational Law, U.S. Special Operations Command.

USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73) homeported Norfolk, Virginia

Assigned as Deputy Staff Judge Advocate/Discipline officer ("DISCO").


J.D., Pepperdine University

M.A., U.S. Naval War College, National Security and Strategic Studies (with distinction)

LL.M, Boston University, International Banking

LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, International Law/National Security Law (with distinction)

B.A., Rutgers University, History

News, Media, & Events


Naval War College holds CPO Pinning Ceremony

Sep. 17, 2018
News Publication

Inspiration in the Wake of Hurricane Florence

Sep. 18, 2018
U.S. Naval Institute Blog
Article Publication

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