Past Events

U.S. Naval War College Past Events

Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, commander of U.S. Central Command, addresses U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students, faculty and other service members during an address at the NWC.
Jan 16

"An Address" Lecture Series: Lecture 1

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

Throughout the academic year, U.S. Naval War College hosts several national security, foreign policy and military defense experts to discuss a wide range of topics and issues with students, faculty and staff.

Eight Bells Lecture Series
Jan 04

Eight Bells Lecture Series: World War II Rhode Island

12:00 p.m.
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

“World War II Rhode Island” by By Christian McBurney, Brian L. Wallin, Patrick T. Conley, John W. Kennedy and Maureen A. Taylor. Lecture by Christian McBurney.

Navy Band Northeast Holiday Concert
Dec 10

Navy Band Northeast Holiday Concert Series

3:00 p.m.
Spruance Auditorium, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The president of U.S. Naval War College and commanding officer of Naval Station Newport invite you to come and celebrate the holiday season with Navy Band Northeast in their annual Naval Station Newport holiday concert.

Eight Bells Lecture Series
Dec 07

Eight Bells Lecture Series: World War II Rhode Island

Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

“World War II Rhode Island” by By Christian McBurney, Brian L. Wallin, Patrick T. Conley, John W. Kennedy and Maureen A. Taylor. Lecture by Christian McBurney.

Navy Band Northeast Holiday Concert
Dec 06

Navy Band Northeast Holiday Concert Series

12:00 p.m.
Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608

Navy Band Northeast and students from the New England Conservatory present a holiday concert at historic Mechanics Hall as part of their "Brown Bag Concert Series," now in its 37th year.

Institute for Future Warfare Studies Workshop Banner
Dec 05

Institute for Future Warfare Studies Workshop: 2017

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

Institute for Future Warfare Studies research program focusing on the options, assumptions, costs and risks of near-term decisions that will affect the Navy and the Nation in the years to 2050 and beyond.

U.S. Naval War College Holiday Concert
Nov 30

Navy Band Northeast Holiday Concert Series

3:00 p.m.
Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St, Boston, MA 02115

Led by its director, Lt. Joel Borrelli-Boudreau, Navy Band Northeast's 30-member Pops Ensemble performs traditional works for concert band while raising public awareness of the Navy and the importance of naval service.

U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students wait for their names to be called during their graduation ceremony held at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.
Nov 14

Naval War College Graduation Ceremony

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

Fifty-two students from the College of Naval Warfare (CNW) and the College of Naval Command and Staff (CNCS) will graduate from U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island, Nov. 14 at noon.

Eight Bells Lecture Series
Nov 02

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Stanley Johnston’s Blunder

Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

“Stanley Johnston’s Blunder: The Reporter Who Spilled the Secret Behind the U.S. Navy Victory at Midway,” by Elliot Carlson. Chicago Tribune war correspondent Stanley Johnston embarked in the aircraft carrier Lexington in May 1942, during the Battle of the Coral Sea.