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January 2015

U.S. Army College of Naval Warfare (CNW & CNCS) Students

Dear Student,

Congratulations on your selection to attend the U.S. Naval War College (USNWC) our Nation’s oldest war college. The USNWC enjoys a well-deserved reputation for intellectual challenge and academic excellence. Approximately ninety-five Army students attend the U.S. Naval War College each year as part of a total student body of more than 550 U.S. and international students. The Naval War College has a rich history and is steeped with tradition. Your selection indicates you are one of the Army's best and brightest and will carry on the fine tradition of academic excellence left by so many students in the past.

The local area is rich in history and offers numerous activities to enjoy during your off duty time. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities and make this one of your best years in the Army.

Specific details on what you can expect upon arrival are available by clicking HERE. You are encouraged to read through this information to help facilitate your transition. Even though I have tried to anticipate your questions, you may have others that remain unanswered. If you need any assistance prior to your arrival in the Newport area contact our U.S. Army Administrative Assistant at 401-841-4795, USNWC_ARMY_DET@USNWC.EDU or me at 401-841-2134.

Once again, welcome to the U.S. Naval War College. The Army faculty and staff look forward to your arrival and enabling your transition to a challenging and rewarding assignment. We hope your year in Newport will be full of opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Colonel, U.S. Army