Matthew Hipple

LTJG Matthew Hipple is the Weapons Officer for Patrol Coastal Crew
 and has previously been deployed for two counter-piracy operations
onboard the now-decomissioned USS STEPHEN W GROVES (FFG-29). He is the Director of the Nextwar Blog for the Center for International Maritime Security and contributes to USNI's Proceedings and
News and Analysis Blog
. LTJG Hipple is a graduate of the Georgetown School of Foreign Service, where he focused in International Politics and Security.

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