About the Reserve Affairs
The Reserve Affairs and Operational Support Office assist the college by staffing all operational requirements for NWC, acting as the Subject Matter Experts for Reserve Component (RC) capabilities, issues and concerns within the college as well as acting as liaison with all RC units and members working at NWC, and coordinating all Operational Support for NWC.
Available Operational Support Units at NWC Click to Open
- NWC Support Unit: Supports NWC with general administrative and manpower requirements including War Gaming and Special Events.
- NWC Law Unit: Supports the President of the U.S. Naval War College with a focus on providing research, editorial, and conference support to the Stockton Center for International Law, seminar facilitators and instructors for the Joint Military Operations Department, as well as command services support to the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate. The unit is comprised of six senior judge advocates who have significant experience in International Humanitarian Law and Operational Law. This unit is also responsible for hosting the annual NWC Yankee Operational Law Training Symposium; this is an annual program of academic presentations focusing on the most prominent issues in international and operational law. It is the primary professional continuing education event for international and operational law specialists in the Navy Reserve law program. It also draws a large, multi-service audience of National Guard, Reserve, and active duty judge advocates.
Personnel interested in the possibility of affiliating should be aware that most billets require individuals who have specific backgrounds and are willing to routinely drill onboard. A summary of most asked questions is on our FAQ page. If you still have questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact the Operational Support Office.
Additional Information on the Reserve Affairs
For information on the most asked questions, please see our FAQ download. Any additional questions or concerns, please contact the Operational Support Office.Download FAQ
Joint Professional Military Education at the College
Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) is a key milestone and important to your career and advancement. Reserve officers have the same JPME opportunities as their active duty counterparts.
For information on retirement points for JPME completion in the Naval Command & Staff Online Program, please see Retirement Points for JPME Completion.
For information on retirement points in additional programs, please contact the Operational Support Office at NWCOSO@usnwc.edu.