Upcoming Events

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

New England Conservatory
Dec 09 2019

NBNE Holiday Concert at New England Conservatory

7:30 p.m.
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St, Boston, MA 02115

Navy Band Northeast's Pops Ensemble is the band's largest ensemble, comprised of 30 wind and percussion instrumentalists, specializing in musical styles that range from patriotic favorites, traditional wind band literature, and Broadway showstoppers.

Conolly Hall at U.S. Naval War College
Dec 09 2019

Lectures of Opportunity: "Restoring the Initiative"

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

In his planning guidance, CMC announced a shift in focus: United States Marine Corps will shift focus to support United States Navy in sea control and denial operations and become the Marine Corps the Navy needs.

Conolly Hall at the U.S. Naval War College
Dec 10 2019

Lectures of Opportunity: "The Navy Strategy"

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

Lectures of Opportunity offer U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students, faculty, and staff an opportunity to learn more about national and international socio-political subjects that may be of relevance to the NWC community.

Rhode Island Sound, Navy Band Northeast's Rock Band, during a concert in Times Square
Dec 12 2019

Holiday Concert by Rhode Island Sound

9:30 a.m.
Arlington Elementary School, 155 Princess Ave, Cranston, RI 02920

Rhode Island Sound is the most contemporary sounding group from Navy Band Northeast. This ensemble entertains audiences with music ranging from rhythm and blues to classic rock.

Mahan Reading Room at U.S. Naval War College
Dec 12 2019

Lectures of Opportunity: "The Challenges and Opportunities of Fielding Artificial Intelligence Technology in the U.S. Military"

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

Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, the Director of the Department of Defense Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, will present an overview of AI initiatives in the Department of Defense to include the challenges and opportunities the U.S. military faces in accelerating AI-ready technology.

Crosswinds Quartet playing at a concert
Dec 13 2019

Crosswinds Holiday Concert at Howard Hathaway Elementary School

2:00 p.m.
Howard Hathaway Elementary School, 53 Tallman Ave, Portsmouth, RI 02871

The Crosswinds Quartet’s performances are appreciated by audiences of all ages. The members of Crosswinds are some of the finest chamber musicians Navy Band Northeast has to offer.

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Dec 13 2019

Eight Bells Lecture Series: "The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot"

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

Though in June of 1944 much of the world's attention was focused on events in Normandy where the long-awaited Allied invasion of Europe had just occurred, another military encounter halfway around the world was taking place in the Philippine Sea.

Strasser Dining Room at the U.S. Naval War College
Dec 16 2019

Lectures of Opportunity: "China's Shadow over the Trans-Atlantic Relationship"

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

The China factor is increasingly assuming center stage in discussions about the future of the trans-Atlantic relationship, both because of the deterioration of U.S.-China relations but also because of China's emergence as a player in European affairs.

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Jan 10 2020

Eight Bells Lecture Series: "The Leadership Genius of Admiral Chester Nimitz"

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

This fascinating lecture is a case study of tremendous leadership. Admiral Chester Nimitz brilliantly led the largest Naval force in the history of warfare – 2 million service members and 1000 ships – to victory over the Empire of Japan in World War II. What was the key to this overwhelming victory?