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

Eight Bells Lecture Series
Mar 01

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Fighters Over the Fleet

Mar. 01, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

“Fighters Over the Fleet” is an account of the parallel evolution of naval fighters for fleet air defense and the ships they sought to defend.

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island provides opening remarks to more than 100 spouses and significant others of NWC staff, faculty, and students at the first of 11 scheduled lectures, in a series titled “Issues in National Security” held at NWC.
Mar 06

Issues in National Security: Civil-Military Relations

Mar. 06, 2018
4:30 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

These lectures are being offered to provide intellectual stimulation to the participants and no formal academic credit will be awarded.

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island provides opening remarks to more than 100 spouses and significant others of NWC staff, faculty, and students at the first of 11 scheduled lectures, in a series titled “Issues in National Security” held at NWC.
Mar 20

Issues in National Security: Why Russia Lost the Cold War

Mar. 20, 2018
4:30 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

These lectures are being offered to provide intellectual stimulation to the participants and no formal academic credit will be awarded.

Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, commander of U.S. Central Command, addresses U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students, faculty and other service members during an address at the NWC.
Mar 26

"An Address" Lecture Series: Lecture 3

Mar. 26, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Throughout the academic year, U.S. Naval War College hosts several national security, foreign policy and military defense experts to discuss a wide range of topics and issues with students, faculty and staff.

Eight Bells Lecture Series
Apr 05

Eight Bells Lecture Series: U-boat Assault on America

Apr. 05, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

The "Second Happy Time" was the informal name given to the phase of the battle of the Atlantic when German U-boats attacked both merchant and U.S. naval vessels along America's east coast.

Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, commander of U.S. Central Command, addresses U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students, faculty and other service members during an address at the NWC.
Apr 12

"An Address" Lecture Series: Lecture 4

Apr. 12, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Throughout the academic year, U.S. Naval War College hosts several national security, foreign policy and military defense experts to discuss a wide range of topics and issues with students, faculty and staff.

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island provides opening remarks to more than 100 spouses and significant others of NWC staff, faculty, and students at the first of 11 scheduled lectures, in a series titled “Issues in National Security” held at NWC.
Apr 24

Issues in National Security: Feral Cities

Apr. 24, 2018
4:30 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

These lectures are being offered to provide intellectual stimulation to the participants and no formal academic credit will be awarded.

Eight Bells Lecture Series
May 03

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Brothers at Arms

May. 03, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

The remarkable untold story of how the American Revolution's success depended on substantial military assistance provided by France and Spain, and places the Revolution in the context of the global strategic interests of those nations in their fight against England.