Mark Lickteig

Military Professor Strategy and Policy Department
Cmdr., U.S. Navy
Lickteig, Mark


Cmdr. Lickteig graduated from Carleton College with a B.A. in psychology and from the University of Texas - Houston Health Science Center with a M.S. in biomedical science. He is a recent graduate of the U.S. Naval War College Advanced Strategist Program and earned an M.A. in national security and strategic studies. He served ten years in overseas commands located in Japan, Iraq and Germany and has over 2,200 operational flight hours. He is a qualified weapons and tactics instructor and served as a fleet replacement squadron Instructor. Cmdr. Lickteig served as the flag aide to commander, Carrier Strike Group Nine and to U.S. Africa Command deputy to the commander for military operations.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • Asia-Pacific
  • HA/DR
  • Japan
  • Joint Operations
  • JPME
  • Koreas
  • National Security
  • Search and Rescue
  • Submarine Warfare

Professional Highlights


Military Professor

Strategy and Policy Department, U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island

Flag Aide and Resource Analyst

U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany

Operations and Maintenance Officer

HSM-77, Atsugi, Japan

Flag Aide

CCSG-9, San Diego, CA

Seahawk Weapons and Tactics Instructor/Fleet Replacement Squadron Instructor

HSM-40, Mayport, FL

Distinguished Visitor Trip Planner

Multi-National Forces - Iraq, U.S. Embassy, Baghdad Staff


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

M.S., University of Texas - Houston Health Science Center, Biomedical Science

B.A., Carleton College, Psychology

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