Commander Rob Brodie, U.S. Navy, is a surface warfare officer. He has served on board two frigates, an amphibious dock transport ship, an amphibious command ship, a high-speed catamaran, and a destroyer and has operated at sea for every numbered fleet. His shore experience includes Amphibious Task Force (CTF)-76 in Okinawa, CTF-73 in Singapore, and various joint/combined air operations centers as a member of the Seventh Fleet Naval and Amphibious Liaison Element. He holds a bachelor's degree in history from the U.S. Naval Academy and a master's degree in national security affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School.

Articles by Rob Brodie


Use Bioluminescence to Own the ASW Night

By Commander Rob Brodie, U.S. Navy, and Rear Admiral T. Q. Donaldson V, U.S. Navy (Retired)
October 2021
While night-vision devices have been used mainly for land warfare, the possible use of low-light sensors at sea is compelling, when the night is dark and the ocean luminous.