Robert Flynn, Select One

Cmdr., U.S. Navy

Military Professor Strategy and Policy Department
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Biography

Commander Bob Flynn's most recent assignment was as Executive Officer of the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron (Blue Angels). As an S-3B Viking Naval Flight Officer, he deployed on three aircraft carriers in support of various global operations. In 2009, he was Officer-in-Charge for Joint CREW Composite Squadron ONE at Multi-National Division South Headquarters in Basra where his unit was in direct support of counter-IED efforts in southern Iraq. CDR Flynn taught tactical jet navigators at Training Squadron EIGHT SIX, was an Associate Fellow for the CNO Strategic Studies Group XXII in Newport, RI and served a tour in the Doctrine Department at the Navy Warfare Development Command.

Areas of Expertise

  • Air Warfare
  • Electronic Warfare

Professional Highlights

2017

Military Professor of Strategy and Policy, U.S. Naval War College

2014

Executive Officer, Navy Flight Demonstrations Squadron (Blue Angels)

2010

Military Professor of Strategy and Policy, U.S. Naval War College

2009

Officer in Charge, Joint Crew Composite Squadron, Basra Iraq

2006

Air Doctrine Coordinator, Navy Warfare Development Command

2004

Department Head, Sea Control Squadron 22

Education

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

M.S., Troy University, Management

B.S., U.S. Naval Academy, English

Awards and Decorations

Bronze Star

Meritorious Service Medal
3 Medals

News, Media, & Events

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23rd International Seapower Symposium

Sep. 18, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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Salve Regina launches international relations Ph.D. designed for military

Jun. 07, 2018
Providence Business News
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