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

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Oct 14 2019

NBNE Marching Band at Newport Columbus Day Parade

12:00 p.m.
120 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840

The Marching Band performs primarily patriotic music and marches while representing the United States Navy at official military and civilian functions, public concerts and other patriotic events throughout the Northeast.

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Oct 15 2019

Genocide: Defining Hate and Extermination

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

Since WWII and the Holocaust, the global community has proclaimed “never again!” to the potential of other genocides. However, they have occurred and are still occurring in the post-WWII era.

Conolly Hall at the U.S. Naval War College
Oct 15 2019

Lectures of Opportunity: "Joint Task Force Civil Support"

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

Exploring JTF-CS’s mission to anticipate, plan, and execute chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear response operations to save lives, prevent further injury and provide temporary critical support to enable community recovery.

Conolly Hall at the U.S. Naval War College
Oct 16 2019

Lectures of Opportunity: "Israeli National Security"

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

Dr. Freilich will discuss challenges and shed light on some of the related domestic issues that complicate Israeli national security strategy. Particular attention will be devoted to the US-Israeli “special relationship” and its importance for both sides.

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Oct 17 2019

Contemporary Air Wars Workshop

8:30 a.m.
Mahan Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

This workshop brings together scholars and practitioners to examine how the character of air warfare has changed and to evaluate the effectiveness of air power against weak state and non-state actors in conflicts in Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Yemen and Syria.

Mahan Reading Room at the U.S. Naval War College
Oct 17 2019

Lectures of Opportunity: "Air Wars Against Non-State Actors"

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

This lecture examines the use of the Israeli Air Force against Hezbollah in the 2006 Second Lebanon War and the United States use of remotely piloted aircraft in Remote Warfare against terrorist and insurgent groups.

Conolly Hall at the U.S. Naval War College
Oct 18 2019

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.

Conolly Hall at the U.S. Naval War College
Oct 29 2019

Lectures of Opportunity: "Personal Insights on the Leadership of Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr."

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

Elmo “Bud” Zumwalt was a United States Navy officer and the youngest person to serve as Chief of Naval Operations. As an admiral and later the 19th Chief of Naval Operations, Zumwalt played a major role in United States military history, especially during the Vietnam War.

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Nov 02 2019

Waterfire Salute to Veterans by Rhode Island Sound

5:30 p.m.
Waterplace Park, Providence, RI 02903

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.