Robert Flynn, CDR
Strategy and Policy
Commander Bob Flynn, U.S. Navy, graduated with the class of 1992 from the U.S. Naval Academy with a B.S in English, received an M.S. in Management from Troy University and an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.
As an S-3B Viking Naval Flight Officer, he deployed on three aircraft carriers in support of OPERATION DECISIVE ENDEAVOR, OPERATION SOUTHERN WATCH and OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM. His most recent assignment was a ground tour in Iraq where he was Officer in Charge for Joint CREW Composite Squadron ONE at Multi-National Division South Headquarters in Basra. His unit was in direct support of the 10th Mountain and 34th Infantry Divisions counter-IED efforts. Ashore, CDR Flynn taught tactical jet navigators at Training Squadron EIGHT SIX, served as an Associate Fellow for the CNO Strategic Studies Group XXII in Newport, RI and served a tour in the Doctrine Department at the Navy Warfare Development Command where he was the Maritime Operations Center (MOC) and Air Doctrine coordinator as well as the Program Manager for the Navy Doctrine Library System (NDLS), a website using advanced search technologies to access navy doctrine.
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