Upcoming Events

U.S. Naval War College events showcase the expansive depth and reach of our programs and faculty, and enhance our relevance to the U.S. Navy and national security.

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U.S. Naval War College Upcoming Events

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New Student Orientation

Monday, February 13-15, 2023
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

New student orientation is a multi-day event designed to prepare you for your upcoming U.S. Naval War College experience and give you the information you will need to be ready when classes begin.

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Theater Security Decision Making Course Ends

Friday, February 17, 2023
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The Theater Security Decision Making course at the U.S. Naval War College begins on November 7th, 2022 and concludes on February 17, 2023. Please follow health and safety guidelines and refer to the orientation material for more guidance.

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U.S. Naval War College Closed for the Presidents' Day Holiday

Monday, February 20, 2023
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The U.S. Naval War College will be closed February 20th, 2023 to observe the Presidents' Day holiday.

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Joint Maritime Operations Course Begins

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The Joint Maritime Operations course at the U.S. Naval War College begins on February 21st, 2023 and concludes on May 31, 2023. Please follow health and safety guidelines and refer to the orientation material for more guidance.

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Issues in National Security: "Culture of Inclusion"

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
4:30 p.m.
Spruance Auditorium, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The 'Issues in National Security' lectures represent current political, military, economic, and social issues that challenge strategists and concern citizens therefore the lectures are tailored to the spouses and significant others of U.S. Naval War College students, staff, and faculty.

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Strategy & Policy Course Ends

Thursday, February 23, 2023
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The Strategy & Policy course at the U.S. Naval War College begins on November 9, 2022 and concludes on February 23rd, 2023. Please follow health and safety guidelines and refer to the orientation material for more guidance.

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National Security Decision Making Course Begins

Thursday, February 23, 2023
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The National Security Decision Making course at the U.S. Naval War College begins on February 23, 2023 and concludes on May 31, 2023. Please follow health and safety guidelines and refer to the orientation material for more guidance.

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Lectures of Opportunity: "On Nuclear Superiority and Coercive Leverage"

Thursday, February 23, 2023
12:00 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

Does nuclear superiority improve national security? This question is currently debated between proponents of the Theory of the Nuclear Revolution and its critics, yet each perspective has its limits.