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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.

Who We Are & What We Do

Welcome to Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport—home to 50 Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and US Army Reserve commands and activities. From its infancy during the Revolutionary War to its present day sophistication, the United States Navy has been an integral part of Narragansett Bay. Newport is the Navy’s premier site for training officers, officer candidates, senior enlisted personnel and midshipman candidates, as well as testing and evaluating advanced undersea warfare and development systems.

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Our Mission

Naval Station Newport’s mission is to fulfill the diverse requirements of its tenant commands by providing the facilities and infrastructure essential to their optimum performance.

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Academics & Programs

U.S. Naval War College educates and develops today’s military leaders and civilian officials through rigorous academics, strategic simulations, and practical learning experiences.

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Health Services

Naval Health Clinic New England, Newport, provides general clinical outpatient services for authorized family members and cooperates with military and civilian authorities in matters of health, sanitation, disaster and other emergencies. For more information please visit our health services page.

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Resident Students

Each year, over 600 intermediate- and senior-level officers and civilian leaders participate in the 10-month resident program on the campus of the U.S. Naval War College.

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International Students

International programs at the U.S. Naval War College use the “Newport Connection” to develop robust global maritime partnerships and promote trust among partner nations.

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Our academic programs, from year-long resident and distance education programs to short-term leadership courses, support our educational vision and strategic mission.

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News, Media, & Events

U.S. Naval War College Graduation: June 2020

Jun. 24, 2020
10:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

POSTPONED: "Issues in National Security Lecture 7: The Arctic Ocean Region and American Power"

Apr. 07, 2020
4:30 p.m.
Pringle Auditorium, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841