The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) transits the Atlantic Ocean.
The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) transits the Atlantic Ocean. The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group is deployed supporting maritime security operations, providing crisis response capability, increasing theater security cooperation and providing a forward naval presence in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class RJ Stratchko/Released)

College of Maritime Operational Warfare

U.S. Naval War College is committed to preparing you for the ever-evolving ethical and tactical challenges facing today’s naval officers. The College of Maritime Operational Warfare aims to improve the capability of Navy commanders to lead maritime, joint, and multinational forces as well as improve the capability of Navy staff members to plan, execute, assess and to function cohesively as a maritime operations center. The faculty is focused on supporting combat readiness at the operational level of warfare.

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International Maritime Staff Operators Course

This 12-week course teaches international students the fundamental concepts and processes necessary to support a multinational maritime component commander at the operational level of war.

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The Rochefort Group

We ingrain maritime information warfighting into education and fleet engagement in order to increase combat readiness and lethality at the operational level of war and across all warfighting domains.

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Assist and Assess Team

The Assist and Assess Team partners with fleet commanders, their Maritime Operations Center staffs and other Navy commands/organizations to enhance the Navy’s maritime command, control, and readiness at the Operational Level of War.

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