SMWDC Presents Message of Increased Lethality and Tactical Proficiency at 2017 SNA West Coast Symposium
 
San Diego, Calif. (July 13, 2017) Lt. Damon Goodrich-Houska, left, a Warfare Tactics Instructor (WTI) assigned to the headquarters of Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) speaks with midshipmen about the WTI program at the Surface Navy Association's West Coast Symposium at Naval Base San Diego, July 13. SMWDC is one of the Navy's five Warfare Development Centers (WDC), and plays an integral role in the Surface Force Strategy: Return to Sea Control. Its mission is to increase the lethality and tactical proficiency of the surface force across all domains. (U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. Matthew Stroup/Released)



San Diego, Calif. (July 13, 2017) Rear Adm. John Wade, commander of the Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC), speaks with midshipmen and officers about the WTI program at the Surface Navy Association's West Coast Symposium at Naval Base San Diego, July 13. SMWDC is one of the Navy's five Warfare Development Centers (WDC), and plays an integral role in the Surface Force Strategy: Return to Sea Control. Its mission is to increase the lethality and tactical proficiency of the surface force across all domains. (U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. Matthew Stroup/Released)



San Diego, Calif. (July 13, 2017) Lt. Camille Berry, left, a Warfare Tactics Instructor (WTI) assigned to the headquarters of Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) speaks with a potential candidate for the WTI program at the Surface Navy Association's West Coast Symposium at Naval Base San Diego, July 13. SMWDC is one of the Navy's five Warfare Development Centers (WDC), and plays an integral role in the Surface Force Strategy: Return to Sea Control. Its mission is to increase the lethality and tactical proficiency of the surface force across all domains. (U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. Matthew Stroup/Released)



Capt. Chris Barnes, deputy commander of the Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC), gives opening remarks at the Surface Navy Association's West Coast Symposium at Naval Base San Diego, July 13. SMWDC is one of the Navy's five Warfare Development Centers (WDC) and the command plays an integral role in the Surface Force Strategy: Return to Sea Control. Its mission is to increase the lethality and tactical proficiency of the surface force across all domains. (U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. Matthew Stroup/Released)



San Diego, Calif. (July 13, 2017) Rear Adm. John Wade, commander of the Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) speaks with officers about the WTI program at the Surface Navy Association's West Coast Symposium at Naval Base San Diego, July 13. SMWDC is one of the Navy's five Warfare Development Centers (WDC), and plays an integral role in the Surface Force Strategy: Return to Sea Control. Its mission is to increase the lethality and tactical proficiency of the surface force across all domains. (U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. Matthew Stroup/Released)
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