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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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Oct 04

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Lincoln and His Admirals

Oct. 04, 2018
12:00 p.m.
MWR McMacken Community Center, 402 Monroe Road, Newport, RI 02840

Abraham Lincoln began his presidency admitting that he knew "but little of ships," but he quickly came to preside over the largest national armada of that time, not eclipsed until World War I.

Navy Band Northeast's Pops Ensemble playing a concert
Oct 04

Pops Ensemble Salute to Veterans Concert

Oct. 04, 2018
6:30 p.m.
McGee Middle School, 899 Norton Road, Berlin, CT 06037

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.

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island provides opening remarks during a Pearl Harbor Day evening lecture held at NWC.
Oct 16

The Newport Scholars Arctic Initiative: October 2018

Oct. 16, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Newport Arctic Scholars Initiative will host the 2018-2019 cohort of Newport Arctic Scholars in Newport for their mid-year group meeting on Oct. 16-18.

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College (NWC), welcomes attendees of "Breaking the Mold; A Workshop on War and Strategy in the 21st Century" held in Newport, Rhode Island.
Oct 23

Breaking the Mold Workshop: October 2018

Oct. 23, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The objective of the workshop is to generate actionable recommendations that would “break the mold” of current U.S. national security plans and processes.

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Nov 01

Eight Bells Lecture Series: The World Looked Away

Nov. 01, 2018
12:00 p.m.
MWR McMacken Community Center, 402 Monroe Road, Newport, RI 02840

What happened to the people who remained in the former South Vietnam after the war ended in April 1975? Few of us know.  The war-weary United States had turned its attention away from the region, and the Communist leadership closed Vietnam to Western journalists.

A U.S. Naval War College (NWC) faculty member participates in a graduation ceremony at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.
Nov 14

U.S. Naval War College Graduation: November 2018

Nov. 14, 2018
12:00 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

U.S. Naval War College (NWC) is a one-year graduate-level program that graduates about 600 resident and 1,000 distance learning students each year.

U.S. Naval War College’s (NWC) Navy flag football team.
Nov 30

Annual Naval War College Army-Navy Flag Football Game: 2018

Nov. 30, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Nimitz Football Field, Naval Station Newport, Newport, RI 02841

The annual Naval War College Army-Navy flag football game will take place at Nimitz Football Field, Naval Station Newport Friday, Nov. 30.

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island provides opening remarks during a Pearl Harbor Day evening lecture held at NWC.
Dec 19

Genocide Studies: Cases of Slow Genocide in the 21st Century

Dec. 19, 2018
8:00 a.m.
TBD

In the post-WWII and the Holocaust era, the global community proclaimed “Never again!” to the possibility of future genocides or attempts at genocide. Yet we have witnessed multiple examples of it to include examples in Cambodia, Guatemala and East Timor.