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Naval Station Newport

The U.S. Naval War College is located at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport, home to more than 42 naval and defense commands and activities. Newport is the Navy's premier site for training and educating officers, officer candidates, senior enlisted personnel and midshipman candidates, as well as conducting evaluation of advanced undersea warfare and development systems.

For more information on Naval Station Newport, click here: NAVSTA Newport Web Site

Resident Students

Each year, more than 600 outstanding intermediate- and senior-level officers and civilian leaders participate in the 10-month resident program at U.S. Naval War College (NWC).

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Distance Education Students

As an alternative to traveling to Newport, you can pursue your Joint Professional Military Education Phase (JPME) I from your current location.

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International Students

International Officers attending the Naval War College benefit from a vibrant “Field Studies Program” that involves travel to illustrate how the United States functions in all respects.

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News, Media, & Events

Issues in National Security: Why Russia Lost the Cold War

Mar. 20, 2018
4:30 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Undersea cables and the challenges of protecting seabed lines of communication

Mar. 15, 2018
Center for International Maritime Security
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