Francisco K. Rosario
Operational Level Programs
Maritime Staff Operators Course / Assist and Assess Team
As a Maritime Staff Operators Course (MSOC) faculty member, Professor Rosario educates prospective maritime staff members in joint and naval operational concepts, doctrine, processes and practices. When serving as an Assist and Assess Team (AAT) member, he provides tailored education and assistance focused on maritime operational level of war concepts and processes to various U.S. Navy fleet staffs and their respective reserve detachments.
Professor Rosario is a 1989 graduate from the University of Arizona where he was commissioned through the NROTC program and earned a BS in Molecular/Cellular Biology. He is also a graduate of both Providence College with a MA in Education, and the Air Command and Staff College with a MA in Military Operational Art and Science. Additionally, he is a graduate of the Joint, Combined Warfighting School at the Joint Forces Staff College and a former Joint Qualified Officer (JQO).
Professor Rosario is a retired surface warfare officer who served on both coasts over the course of his career. After earning his surface warfare qualification aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67), he spent the majority of his service in the amphibious warfare community aboard various ships and on the staff of Commander, Amphibious Squadron Two. Additionally, he served in shore staff billets at Recruit Training Command, Surface Warfare Officers School Command, Joint Interagency Task Force South and the Naval War College. He retired after 20 years of service.
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