Upcoming Events

U.S. 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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Theater Security Decision Making Course Begins

Friday, August 06, 2021
U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island

The Theater Security Decision Making course at the U.S. Naval War College begins on August 6th, 2021 and concludes on November 4th, 2021. Please follow health and safety guidelines and refer to the orientation material for more guidance.

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Joint Military Operations Course Begins

Friday, August 06, 2021
U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island

The Joint Military Operations course at the U.S. Naval War College begins on August 6th, 2021 and concludes on November 5th, 2021. Please follow health and safety guidelines and refer to the orientation material for more guidance.

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Issues in National Security: "Winston Churchill: Statesman and War Leader"

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

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.

Rear Adm. Shoshana S. Chatfield (front row, center), president, U.S. Naval War College,     stands with faculty and graduates of the college’s Advanced Strategist Program on the steps of Luce Hall, Aug. 15

Advanced Strategist Program Graduation

Friday, August 13, 2021
9:30 a.m.
Virtual Event

The Advanced Strategist Program is a thirteen-month, double-elective course built on top of the college’s established and accredited master’s degree program. The academic year is organized into three trimesters: Joint Military Operations, National Security Affairs, and Strategy and Policy.

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Salute to Summer Free Concert & Fireworks Show

Saturday, August 28, 2021
4:00 p.m.
Naval Station Newport, 690 Peary St, Newport, RI 02841

Naval Station Newport MWR will be hosting a “Salute to Summer” free concert and fireworks show on Saturday, August 28th at Naval Station Newport.

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Fleet Seminar Program Classes Begins

Monday, September 06, 2021
Various Locations

The U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Fleet Seminar Program delivers the NWC Joint Professional Military Education Phase I to students who cannot attend the NWC in-residence.

Patio chairs on the U.S. Naval War College campus overlooking the Narragansett Bay and Pell Bridge.

U.S. Naval War College Closed for the Labor Day Holiday

Monday, September 06, 2021
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The U.S. Naval War College will be closed September 6th, 2021 for the Labor Day holiday.

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24th International Seapower Symposium: "Strength in Unity"

Tuesday, September 14-17, 2021
8:00 a.m.
Newport, Rhode Island

The purpose of the International Seapower Symposium is to provide a forum for senior international naval leaders to discuss common maritime challenges and opportunities to enhance international maritime security cooperation.