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Stephen Kelley

Military Faculty Advisor
Command and Staff College

Contact Information

Phone: (703) 432-4639
Email: stephen.kelley@usmcu.edu
Areas of Interest: Aviation

Civilian Education

B.S. Nautical Science, Maine Maritime Academy


Military Education

Ph.D. Security Studies, Naval Postgraduate School (expected)
M.A. National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School
Joint Professional Military Education Phase I
SH-60B Fleet Replacement Squadron
Advanced Flight Training
Basic Flight Training
Aviation Preflight Indoctrination


Major Assignments

Multiple tours as an SH60B Seahawk pilot
(deployments to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Persian Gulf and amassed over 2300 flight hours)

SH60B instructor pilot; completed multiple department head tours

OPNAV N51 as a strategic planner and led development of the Navy Strategic Plan in Support of POM-12 (NSP-12)

J-35 Future Operations Director
(deployed to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HoA))

Action Officer, Director of Analysis, and Chief of Staff, Undersecretary of Defense for Policy
(worked directly for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development)