Welcome - Department of Defense Analysis
Our mission is simple: to foster critical thinking skills and specialized knowledge needed for waging and prevailing in today’s complex conflicts — and those to come.
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A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN
Welcome to the Defense Analysis Department (DA) at the Naval Postgraduate School. Our traditional motto is, “train for certainty, educate for uncertainty.” In short, educating students is the most important activity we do. Our central focus is preparing our students to perform exceptionally well as leaders in the world they will face after graduation, both in their next assignments, and also for a lifetime.
First and foremost, as a graduate school, NPS inverts the common educational paradigm. At NPS and DA , faculty members contribute to the latest developments in their chosen disciplines, but our focus is on the development of human capital: our students. Bottom line difference: at NPS the faculty work for the students, and all of us together pursue the core national security mission.
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Naval Postgraduate School
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) provided post-baccalaureate education to military officers and other members of the United States defense and national security community. The mission of NPS is to provide high-quality, relevant and unique advanced education and research programs that increase the combat effectiveness of the Naval Services, other Armed Forces of the U.S. and our partners, to enhance our national security.
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