Tag: Naval War College

Nov. 30, 2020

Passing of Rear Adm. Phillip F. McNall, SC, USN (Ret.)

It is with deep regret I inform you of the passing of Rear Admiral (lower half) Phillip Freeman McNall, Supply Corps, U.S. Navy, (Retired) on November 28, 2020 at age 85. Phil entered the U.S. Naval Academy in June 1954 and served as a Supply Corps Officer until his retirement in September 1988 as the Commanding Officer, Aviation Supply Office,

Jan. 4, 2018

Naval War College Museum Exhibit - To Win or Lose All

In 1902, a young lieutenant in the United States Navy told a friend about his struggle to convince his superiors to adopt new gunnery methods: "I am playing this game to win or lose all. If I win (and success is assured), I will only claim as my reward the privilege of being left alone. I am not looking for anything; and I will not get in anybody's

July 29, 2017

Remembering Rear Admiral Stephen B. Luce

The founder of the Naval War College, Rear Adm. Stephen B. Luce, died of natural causes in Newport, Rhode Island at the salty age of ninety years old ... and what a wonderful life he lead! A true sailor and scholar, Luce drew from personal experience to recognize the interrelationship between professional education and practical experience in

June 3, 2014

Battle of Midway: Naval War College Lecture

On June 3 at 1:30 p.m. ET, the Naval War College commemorates the Battle of Midway with a lecture by historian and author Jonathan Parshall, co-author of the book Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway. Making extensive use of untapped Japanese primary sources, including Imperial Japanese operation records, Parshall reconstructed