On Thursday, June 13, 2019, the National Defense University held its annual graduation ceremony outdoors in front of historic Roosevelt Hall at Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, DC. General Joseph Dunford, USMC, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was this year's keynote speaker. Degrees were conferred by NDU's 16th President VADM Fritz Roegge, USN; NDU Provost Dr. John W. Yaeger (CAPT, USN, Ret.); and the commandants and chancellors of the colleges.

Congratulations on the Graduation of the Class of 2019!

On Thursday, June 13, NDU celebrated the education, development, and success of NDU’s future


IHOF Ceremony in Tartu, Estonia

Congratulations to our newest members of the International Fellows Hall of Fame!

Lieutenant Gabor Böröndi, Major General Siniša Jurković, Major General Josef Kopecký, and Major General (Retired) Michael Beary, were inducted into the International Fellows Hall of Fame on June 25th, 2019 in Tartu, Estonia.


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NDU Alumni Continuing Education Security Seminar (ACESS) 2019

We were thrilled with how our Alumni Continuing Education Security Seminar in Tartu, Estonia, 24 – 28 June 2019 went!


Photograph of Lamine Cisse, General of Sengal

Passing of General Lamine Cissé of Senegal

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of General Lamine Cissé of Senegal. General


On March 12, 2019, Lieutenant General Daniel Baumgartner, former Commander of the Swiss Land Forces, Switzerland, was inducted into the National Defense University International Fellows Hall of Fame. The ceremony and reception took place in historic Roosevelt Hall at Fort McNair in Washington, DC. Lieutenant General Baumgartner is a 2009 graduate of the National War College.

LTG Daniel Baumgartner Inducted Into the International Fellows Hall of Fame

On Monday, March 11th LTG Daniel Baumgartner was inducted into the International Fellows Hall of Fame for his exemplary service as Commander of the Swiss Land Forces.