The Haverford School, a private prep school on the Main Line, has named a new headmaster.
A West Point graduate and one-time Rhodes Scholar who served in the U.S. Army for 20 years, John A. Nagl was chosen to be the school's ninth headmaster. He starts July 1, 2013.
Nagl currently teaches at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. He previously served as a tank battlion commander in the Persian Gulf and did tours during Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom for which he earned two Bronze Stars for meritorious service. After his time on the battlefield, he taught international relations and national security studies at West Point and Georgetown University. According the Washington Post, he was also an assistant to then-Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul D. Wolfowitz. Naglholds a PhD in international relations from Oxford University.