Steve V. Engberg is an adjunct professor in the College of Distance Education at the U.S. Naval War College. Engberg received his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1999 and retired from active duty in 2021. During his time on active duty, he was a command pilot with over 2,000 flying hours in the T-37, T-38, AT-38B and F-16. He held staff positions at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Republic of Korea, was the commander of the 4th Fighter Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and served as the deputy commander, 8th Operations Group, Kunsan Air Force Base, Republic of Korea.