Issues in National Security: 2018 Kickoff

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.
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. “Spouses wanted to get a better look at the issues and topics being taught at the school,” said Army Col. Chris Kidd, NWC faculty member who is organizing the lectures. “This series is a great way for spouses to have a more active look at what Naval War College is all about.” (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jess Lewis/released)

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Nov. 01, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Spruance Auditorium, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Public Affairs Office

This event is for spouses, partners, and significant others of military/civilian employees assigned to Naval War College and Naval Station Newport and its tenant activities, NWC Foundation members, and local-area retirees or active/reserve personnel.

U.S. Naval War College (NWC) community, including spouses, partners, and significant others, are invited to attend a special lecture on Thursday, 1 November from 1830-1945 in Spruance Auditorium - "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About NWC... But Were Afraid to Ask!" This lecture is designed to help the entire NWC community understand the college’s curriculum and accompanying subject matter that the student body will be exposed to during the upcoming academic year.

It will also serve as a kickoff for our 2019 "Issues in National Security Lecture Series" which will run on select Tuesday evenings from January to May 2019.

Highlights for Thursday, 1 November include:

  • "Opening Remarks and Welcome" by NWC President, Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley
  • "134 Years of College History in Ten Minutes" by Professor John Jackson
  • "Why is Alfred Thayer Mahan One of the Great Figures in History?" by Professor John Maurer
  • "Future Warfighting" by Professor Tim Schultz
  • "Building Ships: The International Program" by Professor Tom Mangold
  • "Issues in National Security Lecture Series" by Professor David Polatty

Casual attire is recommended and RSVP's are not required for this event - but please email Professor David Polatty at david.polatty@usnwc.edu if you have any questions.

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