Marc Beaudreau

Military Professor Strategy and Policy Department
Lt. Col., U.S. Marine Corps
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Lt. Col. Marc Beaudreau, U.S. Marine Corps, joined the Strategy and Policy Department in August 2018. A former infantry leader and EA-6B electronic countermeasures officer with experience focused in kinetic and non-kinetic MAGTF fires integration and training, he also has significant experience in international affairs, security cooperation, and military doctrine and policy.

Areas of Expertise

  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Foreign Policy
  • Joint Operations
  • JPME
  • Latin America
  • Leadership
  • National Security
  • Security Cooperation


Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016, Seminar XXI MIT Center for Intl Studies

M.A., Naval Postgraduate School, 2010, National Security Affairs

B.A., University of Mississippi, 2000, Liberal Arts

Related Credentials

Language Skills (Interagency Language Roundtable Scale): French (R2+, L3), Brazilian Portuguese (R2+, L2+), Spanish (R2+, L1+), European Portuguese (R2+, L1+), Russian (L1)

Joint & Combined Warfighting School, Joint Forces Staff College, 2018

Overseas Security Cooperation Officer Course, 2016

Security Cooperation Planner Course, 2014

Contracting Officer Representative Course, 2014

Marine Corps Command & Staff Seminar Program, 2011

High Risk Environment Personnel Course, 2010

Defense Language Institute, 2010

Naval War College Command & Staff Seminar Program, 2009

Expeditionary Warfare School Seminar Program, 2007

Air Officers Course, 2005

Tactical Air Control Party Course, 2005

Aviation Electronic Warfare Basic & Advanced Courses, 2004

Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Basic & Advance Courses, 2004

EA-6B Prowler Electronic Countermeasures Course, 2004

Naval Flight School, 2002

The Basic School, 2001

U.S. Army Airborne School, 1997

U.S. Army Air Assault Course, 1995

U.S. Army Military Operations on Urban Terrain Instructor Course, 1995

Designated Marksman Course, 1995

Tactical Rope Suspension Master Course, 1995

Helicopter Rope Suspension Training/CAST Master Course, 1995

Coxswain/Small Boat Operator Course, 1995

Over-the-Horizon Navigation Course, 1995

School of Infantry, 1992

Marine Combat Training, 1992

USMC Recruit Training, 1992

Research Contributions and Publications

Review of Fernando Reinares, “Al-Qaeda’s Revenge: The 2004 Madrid Train Bombings,” New York: Columbia University Press (2016)
MCU Journal, MCU Journal Vol. 8, No. 2 (Spring 2018)

Review of Patrick Porter, “The Global Village Myth; Distance, War, and the Limits of Power” (2015)
MCU Journal Vol. 8, No.1 (Spring 2017)

Editor/contributor, “Marine Corps Language, Regional Expertise and Culture Strategy 2016-2020,”
Marine Corps Combat Development Command, 2016

Editor/contributor, “Commandant of the Marine Corps Consolidated Afghanistan and Iraq Lessons Study,”
Small Wars Branch/Marine Corps Center for Lessons Learned, 2015

Author, “Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command/Marine Air Ground Combat Center Campaign Plan for 2014-2022,”
Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, 2014

Editor/contributor, “Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command Integrated Training Exercise Order,”
Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, 2014

Author, “Soccer Field of Dreams: Understanding the Operating Environment Through the Marine Corps FAO,”
Marine Corps Gazette, Vol. 96, No.7 (July 2012)

Guest Lecturer, Military Culture Topics, Czech Police Military Academy
Holesov, Czech Republic, 2017

Guest Lecturer, Amphibious Operations, Spanish Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School
Cartagena, Spain, 2016-2017

Panel Member, Cultures of War: U.S. Military Training in the Middle East and Africa
ASMEA, 2015

Guest Lecturer, Counter Improvised Explosive Device Operations, French Foreign Legion
Orange, France, 2008

Guest Lecturer, Ground Electronic Warfare, Joint Electronic Warfare Course
Electronic Attack Weapons School Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, WA, 2008

Guest Lecturer, Electronic Warfare Officer Course
Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL, 2007

Other Honors

Department of State Meritorious Honor Award

Honor Graduate, Defense Language Institute

Distinguished Graduate, Naval War College Command & Staff Seminar Program

Commodore’s List (Top Marine Graduate), Naval Flight School

Honor Graduate, The Basic (Officers) School

Recipient, NROTC Marine Corps Association Award

Recipient, American Legion Academic Excellence Award

Recipient, General Emmett Paige Scholarship

Honor Graduate, Marine Corps School of Infantry

External Memberships and Associations

Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society

MIT Alumni Association

Middlebury Alumni Association

Naval Postgraduate School Alumni Association

Ole Miss Alumni Association

Foreign Area Officer Association

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