U.S. Naval War College with Newport Pell Bridge in the background.

About U.S. Naval War College

As the U.S. Navy’s “Home of Thought,” we educate and develop competent and ethical leaders, support combat readiness, strengthen global maritime partnerships, help define the future of our service branch, and contribute original strategy and legal research to the national and international community.

Students of U.S. Naval War College’s 2019 graduating class participate in a commencement ceremony on Dewey Field in Newport, R.I., June 14.
Students of U.S. Naval War College’s (NWC) 2019 graduating class participate in a commencement ceremony on Dewey Field in Newport, R.I., June 14. The graduating class of 2019 included 318 resident students of the Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, federal civilian employees and 110 international students. Additionally, 1,080 students completed coursework through NWC’s College of Distance Education programs. (U.S. Navy photo by Jaima Fogg/Released)
McCarty Little Hall at the U.S. Naval War College
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jeremy Hill carries the U.S. Marine Corps colors during the exercise Tiger TRIUMPH opening ceremony aboard the Indian navy amphibious transport dock ship INS Jalashwa (L41) in Visakhapatnam, India, Nov. 14, 2019.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jeremy Hill carries the U.S. Marine Corps colors during the exercise Tiger TRIUMPH opening ceremony aboard the Indian navy amphibious transport dock ship INS Jalashwa (L41) in Visakhapatnam, India, Nov. 14, 2019. Tiger TRIUMPH gives U.S. and Indian forces the opportunity to exchange knowledge and learn from each other as well as establish personal and professional relationships. Hill, a native of Mishawaka, Indiana, is a squad leader with 3rd Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Armando Elizalde/Released)

News, Media, & Events

Issues in National Security: "Pearl Harbor"

Dec. 07, 2021
4:30 p.m.
Pringle Auditorium, U.S Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, Rhode Island 02841

AFLEX 2021: Navigating Uncharted Waters in the 21st Century - Culture

Dec. 05-09, 2021
8:00 a.m.
William F. Bolger Center, 9600 Newbridge Dr, Potomac, MD 20854, (301) 983-7000

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