Stephen L. Forand, Select One

Col. (ret.), U.S. Marine Corps

Associate Professor Joint Military Operations Department
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Associate professor Stephen L. Forand joined the Naval War College (NWC) faculty in October 2007 following retirement from the U.S. Marine Corps. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts and a Master of Arts in National Security Strategic Studies from NWC. A naval aviator with over 30-years of operational experience, he served in all active Marine aircraft wings. His career encompassed a variety of assignments including U.S. Central Command, an exchange pilot with the U.S. Navy at Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14, the NWC Strategy and Policy Department, and command of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 and Marine Corps Air Station New River.

Areas of Expertise

  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Desert Storm
  • Joint Operations
  • JPME
  • Military Planning
  • Mine Warfare

News, Media, & Events


Second Annual Future Warfighting Symposium

Aug. 14, 2018
News Publication

Civilian-Military Humanitarian Response Workshop: August 2018

Aug. 16, 2018
8:00 a.m.
Brown University, Providence, RI 02912

The Secret Sauce to Innovate in the Military: Make Doubt and Failure Fun

Jul. 25, 2018
The National Interest
Article Publication

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