By attacking the problem of professional military education openly and without deference to higher-ranking personalities or bureaucratic protocols, the Knox-Pye-King Board helped place the U.S. Navy on the course that would educate the personnel who would secure the strategic victories of the Second World War and lead the service into the Cold War era.
"Charting a New Course: The Knox-Pye-King Board and Naval Professional Education, 1919–23,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 71
, Article 8.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol71/iss3/8