U.S. Naval War College Convocation: August 2019

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College, addresses students, staff, faculty and guests during a convocation ceremony kicking off the 2018-2019 academic year.
Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College (NWC), addresses students, staff, faculty and guests during a convocation ceremony kicking off the 2018-2019 academic year. After their completion of NWC’s 10-month Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) programs, students earn JPME credit and either a NWC diploma or a master’s degree in National Security and Strategic Studies or Defense and Strategic Studies. (U.S. Navy photo by Sera Johnson/released)

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Aug. 05, 2019
10:00 p.m.
Spruance Auditorium, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

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This event is for U.S. Naval War College students, faculty and staff.

The 2019-2020 academic year will welcome joint service and international students during a convocation ceremony at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Aug. 5. The incoming resident class is comprised of members from the Navy, Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, as well as federal civilians and international students.

This event constitutes an important component of the in-residence program at NWC. NWC’s 10-month Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) programs have developed dedicated decision makers and problem solvers since 1884, making the college the oldest institution of its kind. In addition to students in residence, NWC’s distance education program graduates over 1,000 students each year. After rigorous study, students earn JPME credit and either a diploma or a master’s degree in National Security and Strategic Studies.

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