Dirga is a naval intelligence officer and former submarine officer with a career focus on the Asia-Pacific region. He has served on ships and staffs at every level of command within the U.S Pacific Command area of responsibility. His areas of concentration include Chinese and North Korean military and government analysis, operational intelligence and operational and strategic planning.
M.A., College of Naval Command and Staff, 2014, National Security and Strategic Studies
Masters Certificate, Naval Postgraduate School, 2014, East Asian Studies
B.S., U.S. Naval Academy, 1999, Computer Science
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