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Stephen R Loeffler

Senior Lecturer
National Security Affairs
School of International Graduate Studies

Phone: (619) 556-3284


Born in Philadelphia, PA, and raised in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Soccer, Cross-Country, Baseball and Golf. BS, Penn State, MS in OA/OR George Washington University, MA Manpower-Personnel GWU. Rear Admiral, Retired, US Navy with 33+ years as a Surface Warfare Officer and four commands at sea. Senior Lecturer and Professor of Practice since 2001. Wife: Deborah Diehl Loeffler
Research Interests
DPRK Missile and Nuclear Issues
Operations Research and Readiness for Naval Forces
Teaching Interests
National, Defense and Military Strategies
Theater Security Cooperation
Military Diplomacy
Liberty as a Mission for Naval Forces


  • 2000 - Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Chief of Naval Operations