Michael A. Marston

Deputy Chair Strategic and Operational Research Department
Capt., U.S. Navy
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Capt. Michael Marston serves as the Deputy Chair of the Strategic and Operational Research Department. A career P-3C and EP-3E naval flight officer, he served in operational command of the “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8). His previous shore assignments included: military professor in the Strategy and Policy Department at the Naval War College; assistant chief of staff for training and readiness, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command; branch chief, Joint Reconnaissance Center, U.S. European Command; and flag aide to Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy International Programs.

Areas of Expertise

  • Air Warfare
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Intel

Professional Highlights


Military Professor in the Strategy and Policy Department


Assistant Chief of Staff Training and Readiness (N7)

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (Manama, Bahrain)

Military Professor in the Strategy and Policy Department


Commanding Officer Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8)


M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2008, National Security and Strategic Studies

B.A., Ithaca College, 1994, History

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