Leader Development & Education for Sustained Peace Program: Cross-Cultural, Geopolitical & Regional Education

Contact Us


LDESP is dedicated to creating culturally astute leaders, capable of understanding and operating in varied socio-political environments.

We are located at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.


The Center for Civil Military Relations
Naval PostGraduate School
1635 Cunningham Road (Bldg 259)
Monterey, CA 93943

E-mail: LDESP_Staff@nps.edu


Please contact the LDESP Program Manager to schedule a seminar or to find out more about the program.
Program Manager
COL (R) Bob Tomasovic
E-mail: rstomaso@nps.edu

Assistant Program Manager
Vino Roy
E-mail: vrroy@nps.edu


Arriving By Air

Monterey is serviced by most major airlines, to include United, American, Delta, and US Airways. All flights arriving in Monterey connect through either San Francisco or Los Angeles.

All rental car companies, except Enterprise, are located in the terminal building. After picking up your car, follow the exit signs to “Garden Road”. Turn right on Garden Road. Stay on Garden Road until it dead-ends at Mark Thomas Drive. Turn Left on Mark Thomas Drive. Stay on Mark Thomas Drive until the first traffic light (Sloat Ave). Turn right on to Sloat Avenue, then right into NPS at the 10th Street Gate.

Arriving By Car

San Francisco – Take Hwy 101 South to Prunedale, then Hwy 156 West to Hwy 1. Take Hwy 1 South to Monterey. Take the Del Monte Avenue Exit for approximately 7 blocks. NPS is on your left.

Los Angeles – Take I-5 North to Hwy 46 West to Paso Robles. Take Hwy 101 North to Salinas, then Hwy 68 West (Monterey Peninsula Exit) to Airport Road. Right on Airport Road, then left on Garden Road. Follow directions for rental car detailed above.


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