Hunter Kellogg, LtCol
Center for Naval Warfare Strategy
A native of Maine, Lieutenant Colonel Kellogg graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a BA in Central and East European Studies and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps.
After completion of flight school in June, 1997 LtCol Kellogg reported to Beaufort, SC assigned to fly F/A-18s with VMFA(AW)-533, where he served as the Airframes and Quality Assurance Officer. Following two deployments to the Western Pacific and a combat tour to Tazar, Hungary in 1999 in support of NATO Operation Allied Force, LtCol Kellogg attended Amphibious Warfare School in Quantico, Virginia in June 2001. Upon reporting to MCAS Miramar, he was assigned to VMFAT-101 in June 2002 as an Instructor Pilot in the F/A-18 and designated the Program Manager of the T-34 system on base.
After just 2 years LtCol Kellogg deployed to Al Asad, Iraq in Jan 2005 as the Maintenance Officer with the “Bengals” of VMFA(AW)-224. Before joining the War Gaming Department, “Flake” and his wife Courtney and children Duncan (13) and Delaney (11) were in Naples, Italy from 2007 to 2010 where he served as the Strike Air Plans Officer with Striking and Supporting Forces NATO (SFN). While attached to SFN LtCol Kellogg completed a 7-month deployment to ISAF HQ in Kabul, Afghanistan where he was a Shift Director in the Dynamic Targeting Division charged with the kinetic targeting of Taliban leadership.
LtCol Kellogg’s personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Single Mission Air Medal with “V”, 6 Air Medals (Strike Flight), Joint Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Achievement Medal
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