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  • Gen. Jay Raymond
    John William "Jay" Richard is a general in the United States Space Force and serves as the Space Force's first Chief of Space Operations
  • Cdr. Halford A. Knoertzer (1911 - 1986)
    Halford is a decorated war hero. He was a commander in the US Navy during World War II. It appears he graduated Deer Park High School and went into the US Naval Academy in 1928 and graduated in 1932. H...
    Col. Joseph Paul Sayers (1914 - 1988)
    Joseph P. Sayers was a Colonel in the US Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean War. He served from 18 Jul 1936 until 30 Jun 1961. He was wounded in action during the Battle of Iwo JIma in Wor...
  • James Russell Soley (1850 - 1911)
    James Russell Soley (1 October 1850 – 11 September 1911) was a lawyer and Naval historian and in the Assistant Secretary of the Navy in the U.S. Navy.
  • Lt. General Field Harris (1895 - 1967)
    Field Harris (September 18, 1895 – December 21, 1967) was a highly decorated lieutenant general in the United States Marine Corps, who commanded the Marine Aviation Units during World War II and 1s...

The Naval War College (NWC or NAVWARCOL) is the staff college and "Home of Thought" for the United States Navy in Newport, Rhode Island. The NWC educates and develops leaders, supports defining the future Navy and associated roles and missions, supports combat readiness, and strengthens global maritime partnerships. The current president is Rear Admiral P. Gardner Howe, III, a 1984 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He previously commanded Naval Special Warfare Unit Three in Bahrain, Naval Special Warfare Group Three in San Diego, and Special Operations Command, Pacific in Hawaii. He is the first Navy SEAL officer to serve as president of the Naval War College.