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Patrick L. Eldridge

Military Faculty Advisor
Command and Staff College


Contact Information

Phone: (703) 432-5443
Email: patrick.eldridge@usmcu.edu
Areas of Interest:

Civilian Education

B.A. Secondary Education & History, Salve Regina University


Military Education

M.A. National Security & Strategic Studies, Naval War College
CMC Fellow, Yale University
Commandants Combined Commandership Course
Senior Officer Legal Course
Joint Targeting Staff Course
DTRA Introduction to Radiological Nuclear Incident Response Course
Army Northern Command DOD Defense Support to Civil Authorities Phase I Course
College of Naval Command & Staff
Artillery Training School Position Commanders Course
Joint Special Operations University, Joint Civil-Military Operations Campaign Planning Workshop
Expeditionary Warfare School
Survive, Evade, Resist, and Escape (SERE)
Tactical Air Control Party Course
Field Artillery Officer Basic Course
The Basic School
Officer Candidates School, Officer Candidate Course


Major Assignments

Battalion Fire Direction Officer & Battalion Assistant Operations Officer, 1st Battalion, 11th Marines, Camp Pendleton, CA
Firepower Control Team Leader (OIF I & II) & Brigade Platoon Commander, 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Camp Pendleton, CA

Commanding Officer, Romeo Battery, 5th Battalion, 10th Marines, Camp Lejeune, NC

Battalion Logistics Officer, Battalion Operations Officer, & Civil Affairs Team Leader (OIF 06-08), 5th Battalion, 10th Marines, Camp Lejeune, NC

Land Domain Chief & Chief Instructor Land Domain, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) – U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO

Battalion Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 11th Marines, Camp Pendleton, CA

Fires and Targeting Officer, Marine Expeditionary Brigade Afghanistan, Regional Command Southwest, Helmand Province, Afghanistan

Fires Planning Officer & Targeting Officer, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA