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Notable Graduates

Over the years, the Naval Postgraduate School has been proud to have helped shape the lives and careers of countless outstanding individuals. This site is dedicated to actively share our alumna's achievements, while inspiring students in their present and long term assignments.


Active Flag/General Officers

The following NPS alumni have achieved the highest possible military ranking in their respective US service:


ADM Arleigh A. Burke '30, Chemical Engineering, CNO

ADM James D. Watkins '59, Mechanical Engineering, CNO

GEN Michael W. Hagee '69, Electrical Engineering, CMC

ADM Michael Mullen '85, Operations Research, CJCS