Michael Ronza

Deputy Director, Academic Operations
Marine Corps Command and Staff College


Contact Information

  • (703) 784-1020 (work)



  • EDS, Academic Leadership 2013, Liberty University

  • MA, Military Operational Art and Science, 2003, Air Command and Staff College

  • MA, Management, 1995, Webster University

  • BS, Management, 1988, United States Air Force Academy 


Mr. Michael E. Ronza is the Deputy Director, Academic Operations at the Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia.  Mr. Ronza retired in 2008 with over 20 years of service in the Air Force.  As the Deputy Director of Academic Operations, he is charged to lead and coordinate the planning and execution of all academic activities and liaise with colleagues and stakeholders across Marine Corps University in support of the Intermediate Level School mission.

While on active duty, Lieutenant Colonel Ronza was a Senior Navigator, amassing over 2300 hours in the C-141B and the T-43A and earned both flight examiner and instructor qualifications. His operational tours include air mobility assignments to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey and Ramstein Air Base, Germany. He flew missions in support of Operations JUST CAUSE, DESERT SHIELD/STORM, and ENDURING FREEDOM.  He also deployed to Joint Headquarters Operations Centers in both Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.  Colonel Ronza served on the faculty at the Air Force Academy where he taught in the Military Arts and Science Department.  Hiss final tour on active duty was as Senior Air Force Representative and Faculty Advisor at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College.



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