Richard B. Grahlman, Select One

Cmdr., U.S. Navy

Professor College of Distance Education
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Professor Richard Grahlman has taught Joint Maritime Operations for 19 years in the Naval War College program at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California in the seminar, directed studies and web-assisted formats.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Cold War
  • Nuclear
  • Operational Warfare
  • Search and Rescue

Professional Highlights


Naval Postgraduate School

Military Operations Research Society Graduate Research Award for thesis work in Computer Integrated Design, Manufacture and Maintenance in Naval Shipyards.

Strategic Analyst, Joint Staff (J-8)

Authored the B-2 Effectiveness Study (led to reduced B-2 buy, saving taxpayers ~ $14.3B)
Authored Nuclear Force predictions in conjunction with ongoing Strategic Arms Reduction Talks
Proposed Strategic Target Base Revisions
Nuclear Force Analysis Division, Action Officer of the Year

Commanding Officer, HS-14

Awarded the JOHN PAUL JONES AWARD (For inspirational leadership)

Adjunct Professor

joint Maritime Operations, Fleet Seminar in Monterey, CA


joint Maritime Operations, NWC at NPS Program


M.S., Naval Postgraduate School, Operations Analysis

B.S., Oregon State University, Liberal Arts (Architecture)

U.S. Naval War College, College of Command and Staff

Armed Forces Staff College

News, Media, & Events


23rd International Seapower Symposium

Sep. 18, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Cheer Up Admiral Sims!! There Still is No Naval War College

Apr. 20, 2018
U.S. Naval Institute
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