Colonel Michael Prosser

Assistant Professor and Marine Corps Chair


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Current Assignment:     National Defense University

Civilian Education:        BA History, University of Kansas, Lawrence KS (1993)

Military Education:        The Basic School (1994)

                                      USMC Amphibious Warfare School (Non-Resident)

                                      USMC Command and Staff College (2005) MS, Military Studies

                                      USMC School of Advanced Warfighting (2006) MS, Operational Studies

                                      National War College (2013) MS, National Security Strategy


Company grade assignments were HQ Battalion 2d Marine Division, 3d Battalion 2d Marine Regiment, the US Military Entrance Processing Command HQ and the Command Element 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit.   Field Grade assignments with II Marine Expeditionary Force HQ, Officer Candidate School, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing HQ, Combat Logistics Battalion 22 - 22d Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st and 2d Marine Logistics Group HQs, the Commanding Officer, Marine Wing Support Squadron 371, the Joint Staff and the Commanding Officer, Combat Logistics Regiment 1.   

Operational experience includes NATO Stabilization Force in Bosnia-Hercegovina (1998), Operation SWIFT/ENDURING FREEDOM Afghanistan (2001-2002, 2004, 2011-2012) Operation IRAQI FREEDOM 2003, 2006-2008, Humanitarian Assistance with JTF Liberia (2003), and JTF Haiti in support of Operation UNIFIED RESPONSE following the 2010 earthquake.