Erickson Awarded Inaugural Ellis Joffe Prize for PLA Studies
Andrew S. Erickson, associate professor of strategic studies in the China Maritime Studies Institute at the U.S. Naval War College, was awarded the inaugural Ellis Joffe Prize on Oct. 21 for outstanding scholarly contributions to the field of China military studies at the 2012 People’s Liberation Army Conference in Carlisle, Pa.
Elleman Reexamines Taiwan's Blockade of China
The 38th monograph in the U.S. Naval War College’s Newport Paper series is the recently published High Seas Buffer: the Taiwan Patrol Force, 1950-1979, by professor Bruce A. Elleman.
Humanitarian Assistance Conference Discusses Fiscal Concerns
Participants representing the complex tapestry of institutions working in the Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief arena met at the U.S. Naval War College to discuss the future of HA/DR Operations, on Oct. 25-26.
SEA Graduates Resident Course
Eighty-nine students wrapped up a six-week resident course, and the senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff addressed the graduation.
NWC Hosts Integrated Air and Missile Defense Workshop
In collaboration with the Navy Air and Missile Defense Command (NAMDC), NWC conducted the Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Workshop on Oct. 24-25.
Admiral Stavridis Visits NWC
Supreme Allied Commander, Europe and commander, U.S. European Command, visited NWC, Oct. 23-24.
NWC Participates in 2012 Inter-American War Game
The U.S. Naval War College recently participated in the analysis and lessons learned phase of 2012 Inter-American War Game, hosted by the Colombian Superior Military College.
NWC Student Speaks at Beirut Marine Barracks Bombing Remembrance
A U.S. Naval War College student joined nearly 90 family members, veterans and guests gathered on the grounds at the Portsmouth Historical Society, Oct. 23, for the 29th anniversary of the Beirut Marine Barracks bombing.
CNO Launches New Professional Reading Program
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert introduced the newest edition of the Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program in his blog Oct. 23.
Faculty Lecture for India's Naval Higher Command Course
Professors Winner and Hoyt kicked off India’s equivalent to the NWC senior-level JPME II course.
Senior Enlisted Academy Graduates Blended Class
Thirteen students wrapped up the two-week resident portion of the curriculum.
Volunteers Take Part in Team Effort at Local Veterans Home
A team of 18 students and staff representing the Naval War College, Navy Supply Corps School, and Officer Training Command Newport from Naval Station Newport volunteered Oct. 11 at the Rhode Island Veterans Home in honor of the Navy's 237th birthday.
Christenson Speaks to University of San Diego Students
Humility and gratitude might not seem like important attributes for flying a fighter jet or leading men and women into battle but those are qualities young officers should cultivate, said Rear Adm. John N. Christenson.
Levy Chair holds Net Assessment Workshop
The U.S. Naval War College’s Jerome E. Levy Chair of Economic Geography and National Security, professor Thomas G. Mahnken, hosted a workshop on “Net Assessment: Past, Present, and Future” in Fairfax, Va., Sept. 27-28.
Brightman Receives RI Speaker of the Year Award
U.S. Naval War College professor Hank Brightman was awarded the 2012 Speaker of the Year Award of the Rhode Island Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners during a ceremony at the Quidnessett Country Club in North Kingstown on Sept. 28.