MONTEREY, Calif. -

More than 300 students graduated Friday from the Naval Postgraduate School.

A total of 313 graduates earned advanced degrees at Friday's ceremony at King Auditorium.  The graduates included representatives from every branch of the U.S. military as well as Department of Defense civilians and students from 16 countries.

NPS Professor and Department of Defense Analysis Chair Dr. John Arquilla served as guest speaker at the ceremony. Arquilla is a prolific author and an expert in the areas of irregular warfare and military affairs.