Eisberg, Jon C. “Ice” – COL USA

Chair, National Guard

Colonel Jon “Ice” Eisberg joined the NWC Faculty in 2021 from the National Guard Bureau (NGB) where he served as the Chief of Joint Plans, J5 Directorate.  He began his military career in the Navy in 1989 as an Anti-Submarine Warfare Sensor Operator (AW) and Naval Aircrewman/ Helicopter Rescue Swimmer.  Colonel Eisberg commissioned through OCS in 1997 as an Armor officer. He has held several assignments at all levels as a traditional guardsman with the Vermont and Maryland National Guard. Colonel Eisberg’s civilian experience includes Senate Staffer and Congressional Lobbyist. In 2003, he returned to Title 10 service with the NGB serving as a Legislative Liaison and then as a Bilateral Affairs Officer and Deputy ODC Chief with the US Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina.  He is an Army Strategist (FA59) and holds a secondary functional area as an FA30 (Information Operations).  Operational and combat tours include Bosnia-Herzegovina (2001/2006-10) and Afghanistan (2011). Colonel Eisberg holds a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College and a Master of Sciences in National Security Strategy, National War College (Class of 2018).

 

Functional Expertise:  Strategy; Security Cooperation; Information Warfare/Operations and Strategic Communications; Integrated Planning

Regional Expertise:  Balkans (BiH);