Captain Thomas “Jethro” Bodine, U.S. Navy, served as a TOPGUN instructor from 2003-2006 and commanded Strike Fighter Squadron–22, the Redcocks, from 2016 to 2017. A naval strategist, he is currently the prospective Deputy Commander for Carrier Air Wing Seven. 

Articles by Thomas T. Bodine

A Navy F-5 in afterburner at sunset

TOPGUN’s Next Challenge

By Captain Thomas “Jethro” Bodine, U.S. Navy
September 2019
A TOPGUN-style introspective is warranted to uncover the enduring “goods” while highlighting a mounting challenge for naval aviation.

Communicate Who You Are

By Commander Thomas Bodine, U.S. Navy
March 2018
Effective communication is an important aspect of leadership. Lieutenant Commander Jason Shell leads a discussion on leadership, accountability, risk mitigation, and process. In grade school we use to play the ...