Naval War College command to change hands | mentions NWC
Providence Business News
The U.S. Naval War College will hold a change of command ceremony on Tuesday, July 2, to welcome the college’s 54th president Rear Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter Jr. Carter is succeeding Rear Arm. John N. Christenson, who assumed command of the War College on March 30, 2011. Christenson is leaving for his next assignment as deputy U.S. military representative to NATO Military Committee in Brussels.
Naval War College getting new President | mentions NWC
The U.S. Naval War College in Newport is getting a new president. The college on Tuesday will hold a change-of-command ceremony to install Rear Adm. Walter "Ted" Carter Jr. as its 54th president. He replaces Rear Adm. John Christenson, who took command of the 125-year-old college in 2011.
US Naval War College to get new president | mentions NWC
The U.S. Naval War College in Newport is getting a new president. The college on Tuesday will hold a change-of-command ceremony to install Rear Adm. Walter ‘‘Ted’’ Carter Jr. as its 54th president. He replaces Rear Adm. John Christenson, who took command of the 125-year-old college in 2011. Carter is a native of Burrillville. He has commanded the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group 12 , USS Carl Vinson and USS Camden. He has flown 125 combat missions.
'Be bold in thought' | quotes Rear Adm. John Christenson
The Newport Daily News
“We believe Edmund Burke’s famous insight that ‘All that is necessary for evil to succeed is for good men to do nothing.’ Well, this morning, Spruance Auditorium is filled with good men and women who will lead lives of action,” Christenson said. “We have taught you how to think, not what to think, while underscoring the importance of your personal integrity, your leadership and your ethics.”
China's naval aspirations: A 'blue-water' force | quotes Lyle Goldstein
Stars and Stripes
China’s anti-submarine warfare capability remains weak, said Lyle Goldstein, an associate professor in the China Maritime Studies Institute at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I. The Chinese have mounted a massive research effort to improve their sonar capabilities but will likely lag at least two decades behind the U.S. and its allies, he said.
Militarism Does Not Equal Conflict Resolution | by Hayat Alvi
When is the last time anyone resolved a conflict without militarization? It seems that for the last several decades the default response to wars and conflicts has been more weapons and troops or proxy support for warring parties.
A Korean Peninsula Combined Fleet | quotes Terrence Roehrig
The Center for International Maritime Security
According to Terrence Roehrig, the ROKN’s recent anti-piracy operational experience has “provide[d] the ROK navy with valuable operational experience [in] preparation for North Korean actions, while also gaining from participating in and leading multilateral operations.”
China Has Made Some Giant Leaps In Its Space Program | quotes Joan Johnson-Freese
China flies fewer missions than the U.S. Apollo program, "but takes bigger steps," said Joan Johnson-Freese, a professor of national security affairs, and an expert on the Chinese space program, at the U.S. Naval War College. "They read the Apollo playbook, and know all the things the U.S. got from a human space program," she said, including economic benefits, dual-use technology with military capability, and a boost for science programs and public interest.
Demystifying Iron Dome | by Peter Dombrowski
The National Interest
BARACK OBAMA encountered an unprecedented welcome when he visited Israel in March. He was greeted at the airport not just by the usual dignitaries but also by a hot new weapon—Israel’s Iron Dome missile-defense system against short-range rockets.
China revels in success of its longest space mission | quotes Joan Johnson-Freese
The Chinese and U.S. space programs appear like "a classic tortoise and hare," said Joan Johnson-Freese, a professor of national security affairs, and an expert on the Chinese space program, at the U.S. Naval War College. "China has an incremental plan, step by step, they are in no hurry, but it's also very ambitious," she said.