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....the NPS leadership wanted to emphasize academics and research, civilian style. NPS is in a tough neighborhood, in that context. Stanford, UC-B, and Silicon Valley are in hailing distance. That's good and bad. Lots of opportunities, but in order not to be a local joke NPS has to try to play by those rules: generous honoraria for guest lecturers, lavish parties, etc. Otherwise it can't compete with the civilian studs. But with this IG report/firing big Navy has said "TS. NPS is Navy first, last and always." NPS got too civilian, in other words.
Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008.
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