Ward Carroll


Director of Outreach and Marketing, U.S. Naval Institute

Ward Carroll is the Director and Outreach and Marketing at the US Naval Institute. He served as the editor of Military.com. During his 20-year Navy career he served in four different F-14 squadrons and was the operations officer for Carrier Air Wing One. He was editor of Approach magazine and a contributing editor for Naval Aviation News. His writing has appeared in a wide variety of periodicals including Golf World and Hits. His three books about a Tomcat pilot — Punk’s War, Punk’s Wing, and Punk’s Fight — have been widely praised for their realistic portrayals of a Naval Aviator’s life. His latest novel, Militia Kill, was published by NAL in 2006.