Past Events

U.S. Naval War College Past Events

McCarty Little Hall, a wargaming facility
Jun 11

Naval Strategist Symposium: 2018

Jun. 11, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Again, welcome to the inaugural Naval Strategist Symposium! This first-time event is intended to bring the Strategist community together at Newport and give it a chance to both "think big" and use its collective intellect to help shape the strategic vision of the Navy.

Eight Bells Lecture Series
Jun 07

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Finding a Pirate Ship

Jun. 07, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

In April of 1717 "Black Sam Bellamy" and his multiracial crew on two vessels, sank in a violent storm on Cape Cod. This set off a mad rush of locals combing the beach for treasure as well as government sanctioned attempts to recover some of the ill-gotten gains known to be on the Whydah.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82), front, conducts a trilateral naval exercise with the Turkish navy frigate FTCD Gediz (F-495) and the Republic of Korea navy destroyers Seoae Ryu Seong-ryong (DDG 993) and Gang Gam-chan (DDH 979) in support of theater security operations. Lassen is on routine patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Jun 01

Chief of Naval Operations Trilateral Forum on the South China Sea

Jun. 01, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

U.S. Naval War College’s China Maritime Studies Institute will host three retired former heads of navy for a trilateral discussion on the South China Sea and its place in Indo-Pacific strategy on June 1.

Photo of panelists discussing education at U.S. Naval War College's 6th annual Women, Peace and Security Conference.
May 31

Naval War College, Brown University co-host Women, Peace, Security conference

May. 31, 2018
8:00 a.m.
Brown University, 54 College Street, Providence, RI 02912

U.S. Naval War College hosted its 6th annual Women, Peace and Security Conference in partnership with Brown University's A. Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy, May 31 to June 1, at Brown's Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs in Providence, Rhode Island.

Photo of professor Michael Schmitt discussing the Second Geneva Convention during a legal conference held at the U.S. Naval War College
May 15

Stockton Center hosts 'Fog of Law' workshop

May. 15, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, R.I. 02841

U.S. Naval War College's Stockton Center for the Study of International Law hosted a workshop entitled, "The Fog of Law: Operating in the Grey Zones of International Law,"? May 15-16.

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.
May 15

"An Address" Lecture Series: Lecture 5

May. 15, 2018
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
May 03

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Brothers at Arms

May. 03, 2018
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

The remarkable untold story of how the American Revolution's success depended on substantial military assistance provided by France and Spain, and places the Revolution in the context of the global strategic interests of those nations in their fight against England.