Michael J. Loomis, Select One

Cmdr., U.S. Navy

Military Professor Joint Military Operations Department
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Cmdr. Loomis is a Naval Meteorologist and Oceanographer with more than 20 years of experience in environmental and physical science. Serving in a variety of billets, he is an expert in all facets of naval warfare.

Areas of Expertise

  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Military Planning
  • Oceanography
  • Operational Warfare
  • Submarine Warfare
  • Surface Warfare

Professional Highlights


Military Professor

Teach resident courses leading to M.A. degree to mid- and senior-level professionals.


Staff oceanographer for Commander, Submarine Forces Pacific.

Oceanographer/Training Officer

Meteorology/Oceanography Department Head on USS IWO JIMA (LHD-7). Additionally served as Training Department Head. Qualified Tactical Action Officer.


Staff oceanographer at U.S. Central Command.

Geospatial Analyst

Staff Geospatial Information and Services Officer for the Oceanographer of the Navy.

Patrol Plane Commander

Pilot of P-3C Orion with tours at Patrol Squadron FOUR and Fleet ASW Center, Keflavik, Iceland.


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

M.S., Naval Postgraduate School, Meteorology and Physical Oceanography

M.S., Nova Southeastern University, Coastal Zone Management

B.S., Rowan University, Biology

News, Media, & Events

Naval War College to support RIMPAC 2018

Feb. 22, 2018
News Publication

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Fighters Over the Fleet

Mar. 01, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

Work after #Metoo, your questions- answered

Feb. 22, 2018
Harvard Business Review
Article Publication

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