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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Jim Feldkamp
June 21, 2024

Exploring Career Opportunities in Cybersecurity

In an era where digital transformation is reshaping industries, the importance of cybersecurity cannot be overstated. As cyber threats become more sophisticated and frequent, the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals is skyrocketing. Organizations across various sectors invest heavily in cybersecurity to protect their data and systems, creating numerous career opportunities for individuals interested in this […]

Jim Feldkamp
May 23, 2024

A Comprehensive Guide to Cyber Safety Techniques

In an increasingly interconnected world, ensuring cyber safety has become paramount. From protecting personal data to safeguarding against cyberattacks, individuals and organizations alike must adopt effective strategies to mitigate the risks posed by cyber threats. This comprehensive guide delves into cyber safety techniques, offering practical tips and best practices for staying safe in the digital […]

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Jim Feldkamp
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Sailing the Seven Seas: Adventures on the Open Water

The romance of sailing across the globe captures the imagination of many. The seven seas, with their expansive and mysterious nature, offer an unparalleled sense of adventure. This article explores the experiences, challenges, and wonders of sailing across the world’s oceans, from the icy Arctic waters to the warm currents of the Pacific. The Call […]

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