William J. Hartig, Select One

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

Associate Professor Joint Military Operations Department
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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR WILLIAM HARTIG joined the Naval War College faculty in July 2004, as an active duty Marine infantry officer, following a tour as Assistant Chief of Staff, for the I Marine Expeditionary Force. He served in all three Marine Expeditionary Forces and commanded at each grade. He retired as a Marine Colonel in October 2007 after over 30 years of service and joined the faculty. He served as the Nimitz Course Coordinator for four years and the Spruance Course Coordinator for two additional years.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Ground Warfare
  • Joint Operations
  • Littoral Warfare
  • Military Planning
  • Military Theory

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U.S. Naval War College Graduation: June 2019

Jun. 14, 2019
10:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Corridor of Power

Oct. 17, 2018
The Interpreter
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