"Traditionally and historically, the Naval War College has been the fountainhead of new concepts, doctrines, and ideas within our Navy. In the face of the challenge that confronts us, I would hope that 'on my watch' we will be able to generate new and meaningful thinking ... " With these words Admiral Richard G. Colbert, in July 1968, assumed the mantle of leadership as President of the Naval War College.
"Admiral Richard G. Colbert and Rear Admiral Richard W. Bates: Contributors to the Naval War College,"
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