About Me

Jim Feldkamp was born in Roseburg, Oregon. He graduated from Oregon State University and joined the U.S. Navy, where he was assigned to fly the EA-6B, the Navy’s electronic attack aircraft. After active-duty Jim transferred to the reserves and joined the FBI as a Special Agent working international terrorism cases. Trying his hand in politics, Jim resigned from the FBI to run for political office.

After coming in second, Jim was recalled to active duty for the Navy as an international outreach officer for a new office developing maritime domain awareness strategies. After retirement, Jim has pursued hobbies as diverse as mountain climbing, skiing, scuba diving, flying, and sailing.

James L. Feldkamp has served as an adjunct professor at several universities in the Washington DC metro area, and has authored/edited a university textbook titled “The Theory and Politics of Terrorism.” He frequently is in demand as a speaker and subject matter expert in counter-terrorism and maritime security for various national and international conferences.

Jim Feldkamp holds a Masters of Arts in International Affairs from The Catholic University of America; a diploma in National Security, Strategy, and Policy from the Naval War College; and multiple diplomas and certificates from the US Navy and FBI.

Currently, Jim resides in Virginia where he is awaiting the re-initiation of the clipper sailing race around the world that was postponed due to the CoronaVirus.


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