Ryan Logan

Military Professor Strategy and Policy Department
Capt., U.S. Navy
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Capt. Logan was designated a naval aviator in 1999. In 2013, he earned a Master of Arts degree in national security and strategic studies with distinction from the U.S. Naval War College. His assignments include flying tours in Jacksonville, Florida; Fallon, Nevada; and San Diego, where he amassed over 3,000 hours flying carrier-based H-60 Seahawk helicopters. In 2015, he commanded Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Six. Most recently, he served as the navigator aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. Commissioned in 1997 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, he earned a Bachelor of Science in business. He is a native of Dayton, Ohio.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Air Warfare
  • Joint Operations
  • Middle East
  • National Security
  • Operational Warfare
  • Search and Rescue

Professional Highlights




USS Abraham Lincoln - Navigator


HSC-6 - Commanding Officer/Executive Officer


USNWC - Student


HS-2/HSC-12 - Department Head


CVW-9 - Helicopter Operations


Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center - PR/CSAR SME, Helicopter Air Wing Operations Officer


HS-7 - Junior Officer/Pilot


M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2013, National Security and Strategic Studies

B.S., Miami University, 1997, Business

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