The National Security Seminar is a fast-paced, four-day event providing civilian
leaders with a unique opportunity to meet future military leaders and engage them
in open and frank dialogue on issues concerning the nation's security and welfare.
Additionally, our resident Army War College students benefit greatly from being
exposed to NSS guests, with their unique experiential backgrounds and
individual understanding of key national and international issues facing the country.
Objectives of the National Security Seminar are:
1. To reach out to civilian leaders in
communities across America and provide an opportunity for them to become better
acquainted with the U.S. Army War College and prospective future leaders of our
2. To synthesize the Army War College academic
year of study through examination of current national security issues.
3. To create an environment for our students
and NSS guests to candidly evaluate current policies and strategies.
4. To enhance student learning through
exposure to a cross-section of American society and perspectives.