Michael Stephen White, Select One

Rear Adm. (ret.), U.S. Navy

Dean College of Maritime Operational Warfare
RADM White photo


Rear Admiral Michael White (ret) joined the U.S. Naval War College as the Dean of Maritime Operational Warfare in September 2017. His active duty Flag assignments included Commander, Naval Education and Training Command; Commander, Carrier Strike Group ELEVEN; Assistant Commander for Distribution and Career Management (PERS-4) at Naval Personnel Command; and Chief Operation Officer for Naval Education and Training Command. Operational assignments included Command of Carrier Air Wing FIVE in Atsugi, Japan; Commanders' Action Group at USNORTHCOM, Command of Strike Fighter Squadron ONE THREE SEVEN as well as other staff and operational tours.

Areas of Expertise

  • Air Warfare
  • Operational Warfare

Professional Highlights


Dean, College of Maritime Operational Warfare


M.A., Webster University, Leadership and Management

B.S., University of Colorado, Aerospace Engineering

News, Media, & Events


U.S. Naval War College Graduation: November 2018

Nov. 14, 2018
12:00 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Year of the Gray Wolf: The Rise of Turkey’s New Ultranationalism

Jul. 16, 2018
War On The Rocks
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