Strategic Drift? The Future of the National War College

Breslin-Smith, Janet; Krieger, Cliff
September 2009
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;2009 4th Quarter, Issue 55, p14
The article offers information on the National War College (NWC) in the U.S. It states that NWC was created to provide senior military officials and other national security officials for higher professional responsibilities. It adds that George Marshall, Dwight Eisenhower, Admiral Chester Nimitz, and Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal are supported by the college from the highest levels of government in professional military education.


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