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 patrol and reconnaissance pilot. He graduated, with merit, from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1989, with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. Garvin attended the National War College, graduating in 2005 with a Master of Science in National Security Strategy. He is also a 2015 alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Seminar XXI. His previous commands include the “Fighting Tigers” of VP-8, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing (CPRW) 10, Navy Recruiting Command, Patrol and Reconnaissance Group and, most recently, Naval Education and Training Command.

Contact Information


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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