James L. Feldkamp

Former US Naval Flight Officer

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Commander Jim Feldkamp, USN Ret., Feldkamp was a US Naval Flight Officer, Counter-Measures Officer (ECMO), and Navigator for the EA-6B – the U.S. Navy’s carrier-based electronic attack aircraft. He flew off the USS Midway in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1991.

Affiliating with the U.S. Naval Reserves became a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) at Norfolk, Virginia. Feldkamp was a founding member of the Joint Counter-Terrorism Task Force and, as a collateral duty, was one of three pilots in the Norfolk office that conducted aerial physical surveillance of suspects in criminal and terrorist cases. In 2004 he resigned from the FBI to become the Republican nominee for Oregon’s District 4 Congressional seat during both the 2004 and 2006 election cycles.

In 2007 Jim was recalled to active Navy reserve duty to help establish the precursor office of NMIO and was responsible for the coordination of all domestic and international information-sharing of non-classified information among U.S. federal government agencies, foreign governments, and the international maritime shipping industry to increase maritime security and maritime domain awareness.

Jim Feldkamp is currently a Subject Matter Expert at Georgetown University, developing a course on “Terrorism and Unconventional Threats.” Previously, he was an adjunct professor at George Mason University, and George Washington University, teaching undergraduate courses in domestic and international terrorism. He has authored/edited a university textbook through Cognella Academic Publishing on the "Theory and Politics of Terrorism."

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September 28, 2022

What Is the Definition of a Law Enforcement Agency?

Law enforcement officials are government employees who keep the peace. The judicial system, the penal system, and the police all fall under one umbrella. Many organizations work toward the same end—enforcing law and order and holding lawbreakers accountable—but they may have different roles. Here are some interesting facts if you’re interested in learning more about […]

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September 5, 2022

Google Travel Planner – Saves As You Travel

If you want to save on your trip, you can use the Google Travel Planner. Its new save as you travel feature lets you save your trips as you go. This makes it easy to keep track of where you’ve been and where you’d like to go. This is a great feature for those who […]

June 12, 2021

Jim Feldkamp Discusses the Expectations of New Hires in IT

Information security is all over the news these days. Just when we think we have a handle on it, something like the Colonial Pipeline attack pops up and makes us all realize that we’re far more vulnerable than we think. Jim Feldkamp knows the field insight and out, having worked for the Federal government to […]

February 21, 2021

James Feldkamp Takes Look at List of World’s Best Vineyards

Wine connoisseur James Feldkamp offers a closer look at this year’s top producers courtesy of the 2020 World’s Best Vineyards list. A lifelong lover of wine, James Feldkamp developed a passion for the industry and the fruits of its labor as a naval officer more than 30 years ago, traveling to and from some of the world’s […]

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