The missions of U.S. Naval War College (NWC) have been expanded and updated to reflect the school’s current functions and to better serve the Fleet, the Department of Defense and nation. The primary mission of NWC “will always be to educate and develop future leaders through the development of strategic perspective, critical thinking, and enhancing
Possible future directions of U.S. foreign policy and the demands placed on the sea-going services were topics considered by academics, security experts, historians and policymakers at a symposium held at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Newport, Rhode Island April 5-7. The symposium, “Sea Control and Foreign Policy,” also examined the impact of technology, contested seas,
The Naval War College announced on Monday that former U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes has been appointed Naval War College Foundation Senior Distinguished Fellow at the Naval War College, joining the faculty of the school in Newport effective February 2017. Forbes represented Virginia’s 4th congressional district from 2001 to 2017 and served as chairman of the
The National Security Affairs department at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) hosted a panel discussion titled “Force Planning – Strategy Meets Budget,” Feb. 3, as part of the final practitioner session for students enrolled in the National Security Decision Making (NSDM) course. The objective of the event was to gain perspectives from former senior officials
NEWPORT, R.I. – In a short ceremony on campus, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) President Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley opened the Institute for Future Warfare Studies (IFWS) as a new research and study department of the school aimed at understanding how armed conflict may evolve in the future and how the United States can better
U.S. Naval War College (NWC) will offer a series of academic lectures designed for spouses of staff, faculty, students and all other military spouses in the region wanting to attend. The lecture series, titled “Issues in National Security,” was developed in response to requests from spouses and will be held every other Tuesday, beginning Jan.