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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.

Resident Students

Each year, more than 600 outstanding intermediate- and senior-level officers and civilian leaders participate in the 10-month resident program at U.S. Naval War College (NWC).

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Distance Education Students

As an alternative to traveling to Newport, you can pursue your Joint Professional Military Education Phase (JPME) I from your current location.

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International Students

International Officers attending the Naval War College benefit from a vibrant “Field Studies Program” that involves travel to illustrate how the United States functions in all respects.

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News, Media, & Events

Navy Band Northeast: Holiday by the Bay Concert (Reservations Filled)

Dec. 15, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Spruance Auditorium, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Annual Naval War College Army-Navy Flag Football Game: 2019

Dec. 06, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Nimitz Football Field, Naval Station Newport, Newport, RI 02841