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Jack DeVine Bio

Jack DeVine is a retired nuclear energy executive. He is a 1965 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and served as a nuclear submarine officer. He is a lifelong reader, an author, and a passionate observer of current events. He writes a weekly op-ed column for print and online distribution and is a regular contributor to The Patriot Post.


In his professional career, Jack led the planning and engineering for the safe multi-year recovery work at Three Mile Island following the nuclear accident there in 1979. He served in senior executive positions, including engineering Vice President at GPU Nuclear, Chief Closure Officer at the Savannah River Site, Senior Vice President and General Manager — US and Latin America Nuclear Operations with WorleyParsons, and Chief Decommissioning Officer at the Sellafield Nuclear site in the United Kingdom. He was cofounder and chairman of Polestar Applied Technology, a successful nuclear consulting firm serving U.S. and international clients.

Jack DeVine / June 19, 2024

American Anti-Semitism, Unpacked

It’s not complicated: there’s no room in our nation for either anti-Semitism or pro-terrorist activism. None.

Jack DeVine / June 12, 2024

Decision Time: One America or No America?

Hyper-partisanship is not just a matter of harsh words, it’s reckless behavior. We must deal with it.

Jack DeVine / June 5, 2024

The Lawfare Fallout, For Real

Like a rogue virus, a hijacked justice system can hurt everyone it touches.

Jack DeVine / June 3, 2024

Is Anyone Above the Law? No, But…

Big Brother is doing much more than just watching you.

Jack DeVine / May 29, 2024

It’s Still Memorial Day

Honoring the priceless contribution — and ultimate sacrifice — of members of our Armed Forces can teach us something about how to operate our government.

Jack DeVine / May 22, 2024

The Placekicker’s Extra(ordinary) Point

We pretend to celebrate diversity and inclusion — then one person dares to contradict the new orthodoxy, and the world goes nuts.

Jack DeVine / May 15, 2024

Stop the Bleeding. Now.

The vaunted 2020 “Big Lie” will be forever superseded by the 2024 “Big Truth”: an election indelibly tainted by the actions of our own government.

Jack DeVine / May 8, 2024

Collegians for Terrorism

Are the pro-Hamas protests roiling college campuses an exhibition of naïve student activism or much more?

Jack DeVine / May 1, 2024

The J6 Narrative, Unpacked

The continuing challenge for American voters to sift through the spin.

Jack DeVine / April 24, 2024

Cleaning House

Rookie Speaker Mike Johnson chooses action over argument.

Jack DeVine / April 17, 2024

Lessons From the Masters

Wrestling with life’s challenges? Don’t look to elected politicians for answers!

Jack DeVine / April 10, 2024

U.S. Sovereignty: Back to Basics

Even uninvited guests should be well treated — but they don’t get to run the place. We’ll decide what’s for dinner.

Jack DeVine / April 3, 2024

Impeachment Follies

America does not need another impeachment drama right now — it’s the job of the electorate, not Congress, to evict Joe Biden from the White House.

Jack DeVine / March 27, 2024

Three Mile Island Meets Climate Change

Yes, let’s “follow the science” — nuclear power is safe, clean, and sorely needed.

Jack DeVine / March 20, 2024

The Lawfare Scorecard

It’s election interference on a grand scale. We must not reward it.

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