National Security Matters

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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.

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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Department of the Navy Releases Arctic Strategy

The Department of the Navy released its strategy for the Arctic Region, entitled a Blue Arctic. The purpose of the Arctic strategy is to outline the Navy's guidance for how to apply naval power in the region and how to prepare for an increasingly accessible Arctic...

Advantage At Sea, U.S. Maritime Strategy Published

On December 17, the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard released the new tri-service maritime strategy, Advantage at Sea, which focuses on addressing the threat to the maritime environment posed by China and Russia. “Our integrated Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast...

DoD Releases AI Education Strategy

As required by the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, the Department of Defense (DoD) has released a strategy for educating service members in relevant fields on artificial intelligence (AI). The primary objective for the AI Education Strategy is...

Commandant of the Marine Corps Releases Planning Guidance

General David Berger, USMC, the 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps, released his Commandant's Planning Guidance (CPG) and Commandant's Intent. The CPG provides the 38th Commandant’s strategic direction for the Marine Corps and mirrors the function of the Secretary...

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