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

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U.S. Naval War College Upcoming Events

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Jan 28 2020

Issues in National Security Lecture 2: "Teaching Leadership to Senior Navy Leaders"

4:30 p.m.
Pringle 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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Jan 30 2020

Lectures of Opportunity: "A Nuclear Education"

12:00 p.m.
Conolly Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

In his Enduring Alliance: A History of NATO and the Postwar Global Order (Cornell University Press, 2019), Tim Sayle argued that NATO survived the Cold War because it offered solutions to foreign policy challenges posed by the democratic age.

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Feb 06 2020

The Naval War in Vietnam: Vietnamese and American Perspectives

8:00 a.m.
Mahan Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Vietnam War was one of the longest wars in American history and involved all branches of the US Armed Forces up to the cessation of combat operations in 1973.

Conolly Hall at the U.S. Naval War College
Feb 06 2020

Lectures of Opportunity: "Security from the Greenlandic Perspective"

12:00 p.m.
Conolly Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Professor Ackrén will lecture on the distribution of political power between the Danish and Greenlandic governments, and explain how this relationship has been evolving in recent years.

Conolly Hall at the U.S. Naval War College
Feb 10 2020

Lectures of Opportunity: "Enduring Defeat of ISIS"

12:00 p.m.
Conolly Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Operation Inherent Resolve “Enduring Defeat of ISIS” campaign in Northeast Syria has been an excellent example of successful, mutually-supporting joint and combined Coalition civilian-military cooperation and collaboration.

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Feb 11 2020

Issues in National Security Lecture 3: "Robots That Swim, Fly and Crawl"

4:30 p.m.
Pringle 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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Feb 14 2020

Eight Bells Lecture Series: "African Americans in the Union Navy"

12:00 p.m.
Sail Newport 11th Hour Great Room, 72 Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI 02840

For those familiar with the story of the African American regiments in the Army during the Civil War, the history of black sailors in the Union Navy offers a surprising and refreshing contrast.

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Feb 25 2020

Issues in National Security Lecture 4: "Lincoln and His Admirals"

4:30 p.m.
Pringle 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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Mar 13 2020

Eight Bells Lecture Series: "The British Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1941"

12:00 p.m.
Sail Newport 11th Hour Great Room, 72 Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI 02840

Famously, Churchill claimed, “The only thing that ever really frightened me during the war was the U-boat peril.” From 1939 until the United States entered the war, Britain's isolation left it vulnerable to the German U-boat campaign.