National Security Matters

national security matters

It is part of the mission of the Naval War College Foundation to stay strategically aligned with the Department of the Navy (DoN) and the Department of Defense (DoD) on all matters related to national security and to fund programs at the U.S. Naval War College that support these initiatives. Learn more about the latest guidance from the DoN and DoD.

SECNAV Releases Strategic Guidance

The 78th Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Carlos Del Toro released his strategic guidance that defines "my vision to build, train, and equip the world’s most powerful naval force to meet both today’s operational demands and the warfighting needs of the future." Del...

One Navy-Marine Corps Team: Strategic Guidance from the SECNAV

U.S. Naval War College Publishes Strategic Plan

The U.S. Naval War College recently published its 2022-2027 Strategic Plan. The United States Naval War College is a federally-funded graduate level education and research institution that was established in 1884 to educate naval officers. It later welcomed...

U.S. Naval War College Strategic Plan 2022 - 2027

The Heritage Foundation Publishes 2021 China Transparency Report

The Heritage Foundation released its inaugural China Transparency Report, an annual report that evaluates transparency of information on Chinese activities in eight different areas from energy and environment to foreign investment. In addition, it includes topical...

China Transparency Report from The Heritage Foundation

Deputy Secretary of Defense Defines AI Ethical Principles

Deputy Secretary of Defense, Dr. Kathleen Hicks, released a memo regarding Implementing Responsible Artificial Intelligence in the Department of Defense. In it, she writes: The DoD AI Ethical Principles are: 1. Responsible: DoD personnel will exercise appropriate...

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National Security Commission on AI Releases Final Report

The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence released its strategy for the use of Artificial Intelligence for national security and defense. From the Executive Summary: The NSCAI Final Report presents an integrated national strategy to reorganize the...

Department of the Navy Releases Unmanned Campaign Framework

The Department of the Navy released its Unmanned Campaign Framework, which represents the Navy and Marine Corps’ strategy for making unmanned systems a trusted and integral part of warfighting. Thomas W. Harker, Secretary of the Navy (Acting), writes: The...

Secretary of Defense Releases Message to Force

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin released his message to the Force today, in which he outlined his top three priorities and specific areas of focus: 1. Defend the Nation - Defeat COVID-19 - Prioritize China as the Pacing Challenge - Address Advanced and Persistent...

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