Oler, Col Adam, JD - (USAF-Ret)

Assistant Professor

National War College

 Colonel Adam Oler is currently assigned to the Department of Security Studies at the National War College.   He joined the faculty in July, 2015 after serving as the Air Combat Command Deputy Staff Judge Advocate.  Colonel Oler has over 22 years' experience as a judge advocate, serving as a prosecutor, defense counsel, appellate government counsel, military judge, and operations law attorney.  His overseas and operational background includes two tours in the Republic of Korea, and assignments as the Staff Judge Advocate at the Office of Military Cooperation--Kuwait, and Legal Advisor to the Commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command.  He spent two years as the Assistant Executive to the Judge Advocate General, and served in the Office of the Air Force Inspector General.  Colonel Oler holds a BA in History from the New College of Florida, and a JD from Stetson University College of Law, where he was a member of the Stetson Law Review.  He is a Distinguished Graduate of the National War College, where he earned an MS in National Security Strategy.

Functional Expertise:  International Law, Law of War/International Humanitarian Law, Operations Law, Military Justice

Regional Expertise:  Middle East

EMAIL:   adam.oler.mil@ndu.edu