U.S. Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), addresses U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students on the role of USSTRATCOM and 21st century deterrence during a visit to NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.
U.S. Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), addresses U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students on the role of USSTRATCOM and 21st century deterrence during a visit to NWC in Newport, Rhode Island. Hyten also met with NWC staff and faculty members and toured NWC. One of nine Department of Defense unified combatant commands, USSTRATCOM has global strategic missions assigned through the Unified Command Plan that includes strategic deterrence, space operations, cyberspace operations, joint electronic warfare, global strike, missile defense, intelligence, and analysis and targeting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jess Lewis/released)

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New student orientation is a multi-day event designed to prepare you for your upcoming Naval War College experience and give you the information you need to be ready when classes begin. It will provide you the opportunity to meet the college leadership and learn about your upcoming academic year and living in Newport.

Orientation is eight academic days in duration and is for for both the officers and their spouses. It will cover the mission, functions, objectives, and procedures of the International Programs and the Naval War College.  The international officers and spouses are given overviews of American history, government, political system, foreign policy, NWC academics, and the organization of the U.S. Armed Forces.  Also included is an introduction to the Newport naval complex and its supporting services and an introduction to the surrounding civilian community. Special emphasis is placed on everyday family services such as schools, banking, insurance, transportation, and shopping.  As with U.S. students, the NWC President and the Provost personally participate in this orientation program.

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