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CAPT C. Clark Bone

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(831) 656-2288
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Glasgow Hall, Rm. 321

Senior Intelligence Officer, U.S. Navy Senior Information Warfare Community Officer

National Security Affairs


CAPT Bone is currently assigned as the Senior Intelligence Officer at the Naval Postgraduate School.  His previous assignment was to United States European Command, Intelligence Directorate, Division Chief for Plans (ECJ2P), responsible for intelligence planning support to theater plans and operations, targeting, and battlespace awareness capabilities and requirements.  A graduate from North Carolina State University, he earned his commission via Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps in December 1990. His sea duty assignments include multiple deployments while assigned as Communications Officer onboard USS JOSEPHUS DANIELS (CG 27) and Fire Control Officer onboard USS THOMAS S. GATES (CG 51). While assigned to the staff of Commander, U.S. 6th FLEET, CAPT Bone was the Assistant Targets Officer, directly responsible for the target development in support of the employment of Tomahawk land attack missiles during OPERATION ALLIED FORCE and Collections Officer during multiple operations and exercises. From 2008 to 2010, he was assigned as the Intelligence Officer onboard USS NIMITZ (CVN 68), leading over 40 Intelligence and Cryptologic Warfare Officers and Enlisted through post deployment maintenance, work-ups and an eight- month deployment to 5th and 7th FLEET Area of Operations and support to OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM. During this tour, he led the NIMITZ-Airwing 11 Intelligence Team to be the first Carrier Strike Group to obtain the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency’s precision point mensuration certification.


His shore assignments include duties as Asian Tactical Watch Officer, providing Indications and Warning Support to the Pacific Theater, and Navy-Marine Corp Liaison at Joint Intelligence Center Pacific. While assigned at the Office of Naval Intelligence, he was the International Program Team Lead and Deputy Collections Requirements Department Head. Other shore tours include Staff Officer at U.S. Joint Staff Directorate for Intelligence, and as Combatant Command Deputy Division Chief at Defense Intelligence Operations Coordination Center, responsible for the coordination of national-level intelligence support to Combatant Commanders. From 2010 to 2013, he was assigned as the Division Head, Information Dominance Corps Advisory Division on the staff of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Information Dominance (OPNAV N2N6), leading the development of plans and policies in support of the transformation of the newly formed Information Warfare Community into a warfighting community. Most recently, he was the Senior Navy Fellow at the Atlantic Council.


CAPT Bone graduated from Naval Postgraduate School in 2013, Joint Forces Staff College’s Joint and Combined Warfighting School in 2010, and the U.S. Naval War College’s College of Naval Command and Staff in 2005. He has earned a B.A. in political science, a M.A. in national security and strategic studies, and an Executive Masters in business administration.  CAPT Bone is a qualified Information Dominance Warfare Officer, Surface Warfare Officer and is designated a Joint Qualified Officer.  He has national security and resource management sub-specialties.


His personal awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), the Joint Service Achievement Award, and the Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Award (three awards).  Additionally, he was the 1999 Naval Intelligence Junior Officer of the Year (Naval Forces Europe) and awarded the Rear Admiral Edwin T. Layton Award for Leadership in 2005.