Peter A. Garvin

President U.S. Naval War College Leadership
Rear Adm., U.S. Navy
Rear Adm. Peter Garvin faculty photo


Rear Adm. Pete Garvin is the President of the U.S. Naval War College and a career naval aviator. He graduated, with merit, from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1989, with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering (Astronautics Track). Garvin graduated from the National War College in 2005 with a Master of Science in National Security Strategy. He is a 2015 alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for International Studies Seminar XXI. Garvin has completed courses in national and international security, leadership, and strategic thinking at Harvard, Syracuse University, and the University of North Carolina, and served as a military fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Seminar XXI, 2015

M.S., National War College, 2005, National Security Strategy

B.S., U.S. Naval Academy, 1989, Aerospace Engineering (Astronautics)

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