Scott Brickner

Military Professor Strategy and Policy Department
Cmdr., U.S. Navy
Scott Brickner faculty photo


Cmdr. Scott Brickner, U.S. Navy, graduated from the University of San Diego with a B.S. in business administration and the U.S. Naval War College with an M.A. in national security and strategic studies. A career surface warfare officer, he has deployed to the North Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Western Pacific and Arabian Gulf. His operational tours include USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) as the auxiliaries officer, USS Hue City (CG 66) as the navigator and as the operations officer aboard USS Chafee (DDG 90), USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). Additionally, he has served at Surface Warfare Officers School as a fleet training (N72) instructor and a maritime warfare (N73) instructor.

Areas of Expertise

  • Surface Warfare

Professional Highlights


Military Professor

Assigned as Military Professor, USNWC.

Operations Officer

Assigned as Operations Officer, USS IWO JIMA (LHD 7).

COMCARSTRKGRU 2 Air Defense Liaison Officer

Air Defense Liaison Officer assigned to COMCARSTRKGRU 2 deployed aboard USS GEORGE H W BUSH during a ten month combat deployment in support of OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE.


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

B.S., University of San Diego, Business Administration

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