Lectures of Opportunity

Lectures of Opportunity (LOOs) complements our educational curriculum and casts light on important national and international topics with relevant strategic and economic implications. They offer U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students, faculty, and staff an opportunity to learn more about relevant national and international socio-political subjects in informal discussions.

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About Lectures of Opportunity

These robust lectures instruct and inform our NWC community on a variety of topical subjects, allowing students, faculty, and staff to experience and discuss various viewpoints and opinions. These discussions can stimulate focused research and foster dialogue among specialists and laypersons alike, resulting in enhanced understanding and continued productive research and analysis. LOOs are offered throughout the year at the college in lecture-style settings.

Upcoming Event

Our LOOs address topics ranging from personal insights from military and civilian leaders, the global effects of climate change, ethics and morals in the military, and the international importance of new military technology.

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Lectures of Opportunity: "Operational Contract Support to EUCOM and Ukraine"

Wednesday, May 01, 2024
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Mr. Gordon will be provide an overview on Operational Contract Support with a special focus on EUCOM and Ukraine. He will discuss some of the current contracts and capabilities being provided to support Ukrainian operations, shortfalls and future support to the Joint Force's efforts in that theater.