Leif Erik Bergey, Select One

Cmdr. (ret.), U.S. Navy

Associate Professor Wargaming Department
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Leif Bergey is an associate professor in the War Gaming Department, Center for Naval Warfare Studies. He has been part of the NWC War Gaming faculty since March 2010. A retired Navy commander, he previously served 24 years as a Naval Aviator. His previous assignments include Training Air Wing 5, Chief Staff Officer; U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Future Operations /Knowledge Management Officer; Navy Warfare Development Command, Sea Shield Undersea Warfare Patrol Squadron 1, Operations Officer; Special Projects Patrol Squadron 1, Aviation Safety and Flight Officer; Patrol Squadron Eight, Asst. Tactics and Command Services, Department Head; Patrol Squadron 90.

Areas of Expertise

  • Joint Operations
  • Military Planning
  • Operational Warfare
  • Wargaming

Professional Highlights


Game Director, U.S. Naval War College, War Gaming Department


M.A., United States Naval War College, National Security and Strategic Studies

B.S., Norwich University, Business Administration

C.V. or Resume

Related Credentials

FAA Certified Flight Instructor - Instrument (CFII)

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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