New book offers insight into WWII naval operations
A new U.S. Naval War College (NWC) book offers students, historians, and interested readers, fresh perspectives of several key World War II naval operations. Announced by the NWC Press on April 3, “Major Fleet-versus-Fleet Operations in the Pacific War, 1941-1945” explores the battles of Coral Sea, Midway-Aleutians, and the Philippine Sea.
Experts convene to discuss maritime power, international security
Maritime security leaders gathered at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island, March 24-26, to focus global military attention on seapower during the EMC Chair Symposium "Maritime Power and International Security."
NWC Monterey Celebrates 62nd Graduating Class
The 62nd graduating class of the Naval War College (NWC) Monterey partnership with NPS for Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) stands for a group portrait in front of Herrmann Hall, March 19. Through the partnership, 3,979 officers have earned their Command & Staff diplomas with JPME Phase I certification since the program's inception in September 1999.
CNO’s Navy Leader Development Strategy advances at Naval War College
The way ahead for implementing the Navy Leader Development Strategy (NLDS) across the Navy began to take shape this week during an initial working group meeting at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island.
20-year project captures Navy’s women’s history
Some of the earliest women in America’s Navy have a new place where their stories are being told, here at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island through a project just completed by college archivists.
Naval War College, Harvard open disaster relief talks
U.S. Naval War College (NWC) and Harvard University put their recently signed education and research agreement to work, March 10, during an Executive Level Operational Level of War (ELOC) course at the NWC’s College of Operational and Strategic Leadership.
NWC report reveals new joint defense needs
The Defense Department and U.S. Navy will need to develop new areas of expertise, authorities and planning processes in order to meet key goals and objectives, according to a U.S. Naval War College (NWC) game report prepared for the Pentagon’s Air-Sea Battle Office and the Chief of Naval Operations.
Naval War College educates, graduates 85 leaders
Eighty-five Navy, Marine and Army officers graduated from U.S. Naval War College, March 3, during a graduation ceremony held in Spruance Hall auditorium in Newport, Rhode Island.
NWC Honors Students With Planning Award
The James V. Forrestal Award for Excellence in Force Planning was presented to the winning student seminar group for National Security Decision Making (NSDM) during the final course exercise at U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Newport, Rhode Island, Feb. 27.
Naval War College conducts maritime summit in Naples
Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa is hosting the Combined Force Maritime Component Commander (CFMCC) Flag Course, Africa on the Naval Support Activity Naples, March 2-6.
New JMO Chair Lays Out Vision
The U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, has named Capt. Richard LaBranche as new chair of the Joint Military Operations (JMO) department.
Naval War College Facilitates Flag Officer Course at PACFLT
Senior military leaders from 14 nations gathered at U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) headquarters here in Hawaii for the Naval War College Combined Force Maritime Component Commander (CFMCC) Flag Officer Course, Feb. 5-11.
Naval War College Hosts Strategy, Budget Panel
As part of the final practitioner session for students enrolled in the National Security Decision Making course at U.S. Naval War College, the national security affairs department hosted a panel discussion titled “Force Planning – Strategy Meets Budget,” Feb. 10.
Navy Band Northeast Shares Musical Expertise with RI Students
Getting out into the community is job one for Navy Band Northeast, and last month, three ensembles took the opportunity to visit Rhode Island schools.
Lecturer: Sea Level Rise is Coming Fast, Soon
Author, researcher and marine biologist Jeremy Jackson gave a presentation titled “Sea Level Rise is Dangerous” at U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Feb. 3, addressing environmental changes and the implications of those events on people.
NWC Professor Honored for Legal Writing
Coast Guard Capt. Andrew Norris, judge advocate at U.S. Naval War College, has been honored for exemplary legal writing by the quarterly law journal Green Bag Almanac & Reader.
Duncan takes over as Naval War College provost
Lewis M. Duncan assumed his duties as provost at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Monday, officially becoming the college’s chief operating officer.
Senior Enlisted Academy Prepares for Influx of E-8s
Navywide, all senior chiefs hoping to become master chiefs are now required to complete the Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA) course at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island, as announced by the Navy in November.
NWC Hosts War Game With No War
The Naval Services Game 2014 conducted by U.S. Naval War College (NWC) war gaming department, Dec. 8-12, was not devised for war at all.
Yale Professor Awarded Hattendorf Prize
Paul M. Kennedy, the J. Richardson Dilworth professor of history at Yale University, was presented the Hattendorf Prize for Distinguished Original Research in Maritime History by U.S. Naval War College (NWC) president Rear Adm. P. Gardner Howe III, Nov. 20, at Yale.