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Michael Barker

Michael Barker

Associate Professor
JMO Professor / Program Manager / OPME
College of Distance Education | CNO Reading Program
Phone:
(401) 841-6598
Email:
barkerm@usnwc.edu

Profile

PROFESSOR MICHAEL J. BARKER joined the Naval War College faculty in 1999 as a
Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps and served as Deputy Director of the Naval
Staff College.  He was a CH-46 pilot in the Marine Corps and served operational tours in Hawaii, California, and Okinawa, making several MEU deployments, and served a Department Head tour in DESERT SHIELD/DESERT STORM as a member of the HMM-268 Red Dragons.  He was Commanding Officer of the HMM-262 Flying Tigers and Executive Officer of Marine Aircraft Group 36 in Okinawa, Japan.  Shore assignments included a tour at Naval Air Systems Command in Washington.  He is a graduate of Marine Corps Amphibious Warfare School and the College of Naval Command & Staff at the Naval War College, earning a Master of Arts degree.  Upon retirement from the Marine Corps in 2005, he joined the civilian Joint Maritime Operations (JMO) faculty in the College of Distance Education.

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