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Wargaming Activity Hub Leader Honored With Annual Hamming Award
U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Brian H. Abel

Wargaming Activity Hub Leader Honored With Annual Hamming Award

By MC3 Brian H. Abel

NPS Department of Operations Research Senior Lecturer Dr. Jeffrey Appleget is the latest recipient of Richard W. Hamming Faculty Award for Interdisciplinary Achievement.

"It is an honor to be recognized with this award," said Appleget. "I've been privileged to teach students from many different NPS curricula in my wargaming applications course. The real reward for me is mentoring student teams working together to produce some truly amazing accomplishments for our DOD sponsors." 

"No one better demonstrates interdisciplinary instruction on campus than Jeff Appleget," said NPS Professor of Practice Wayne Hughes. "He teaches wargaming from both a tactical and campaign perspective to officers of all our services and also many international students. Jeff coordinates his instruction to complement other courses on campus and his projects capture the attention of many different defense agencies."

Appleget, a retired U.S. Army colonel, says he is proud pass on the lessons he has learned throughout his career to the next generation of military officers.

"I love that I have a job where I can continue to pass on to active duty military the things I've learned, it makes me feel like I'm contributing to the DOD," he said. 

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