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


Former Naval War College president passes away

Jan. 19, 2018
News Publication

Current Strategy Forum: Technology, Innovation and Strategy

Jun. 12, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Blue Hair in Gray Zone

Jan. 10, 2018
War on the Rocks
Article Publication

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