Commander Pournelle retired from the Navy after 26 year of service as a surface warfare officer. He served on cruisers, destroyers, amphibious ships, and an experimental high-speed vessel. He is a senior operations research analyst, net assessor, and wargame designer.

Articles by Phillip Pournelle

Chief of Naval Operations

The CNO’s FRAGO: What Comes Next?

By Commander Phillip Pournelle, U.S. Navy (Retired)
February 2020
Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael Gilday will need to follow the Commandant of the Marine Corps’ example and provide a courageous vision and strategy for the fleet.