Historically, for nearly the entire century since its establishment in 1884, the Naval War College has tried to fulfill both of the objectives explicit in the above mission—preparation of its students for future responsibilities in defending this nation and expanding their understanding of what those future responsibilities may entail.
Welch, Edward F. Jr.
Naval War College Review: Vol. 33
, Article 2.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol33/iss5/2