Past Events

U.S. Naval War College Past Events

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president of U.S. Naval War College (NWC), introduces (from left to right) Janine A. Davidson, undersecretary of the Navy, Lindsay P. Cohn, NWC professor of national security affairs, and Adm. William F. Moran, vice chief of naval operations, for in a roundtable discussion on civilian-military relations during an event held at the college.
Feb 07

Evening Lecture Series: William Roper

Feb. 07, 2018
6:30 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Evening Lecture Series exists to bring nationally and globally-recognized experts in such fields as national security, world affairs, contemporary social issues, scientific research, and private industry to speak at the college in support of its educational mission.

Eight Bells Lecture Series
Feb 01

Eight Bells Lecture Series: The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant

Feb. 01, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

As controversial in politics as he was in the military, Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885) was an embattled president, enormously popular with the American people, yet the target of unrelenting censure by political enemies.

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 30

"An Address" Lecture Series: Lecture 2

Jan. 30, 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.

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

Jan. 16, 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
Jan 04

Eight Bells Lecture Series: World War II Rhode Island

Jan. 04, 2018
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.

Naval War College Museum
Dec 14

Naval War College Museum announces new WWI exhibit

Dec. 14, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Naval War College Museum, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

"To Win or Lose All" explores the Navy's role in securing victory for the allies during World War I. Under Adm. Sims's leadership, American warships escorted convoys to France, laid mines in the North Sea, and hunted German submarines.

Navy Band Northeast Holiday Concert
Dec 10

Navy Band Northeast Holiday Concert Series

Dec. 10, 2017
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.