Commander Dahm is a senior resident fellow at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies and a lecturer at the George Washington University. He was a career naval intelligence officer and served as assistant naval attaché in Beijing, China, and as the senior naval intelligence officer for China at the Office of Naval Intelligence.

Articles by Mike Dahm

The Chinese aircraft Carrier Liaoning.

China's Desert Storm Education

By Commander Michael Dahm, U.S. Navy (Retired)
March 2021
China took lessons from Operation Desert Storm and remade itself with foreign technology to build a formidable joint military force with expeditionary ambitions.

Top Gun Flight Jacket’s Hidden Messages

By Commander Michael Dahm, U.S. Navy (Retired)
September 2020
The vintage flight jacket worn by Maverick in the first Top Gun film has been altered for the second. But why did the Galveston patch appear on the original jacket?