Events

Naval War College events showcase the expansive depth and reach of our programs and faculty, and enhance our relevance to the Navy and national security.

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U.S. Naval War College Upcoming 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 30

"An Address" Lecture Series: Lecture 2

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
Feb 01

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

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.

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

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.

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.
Feb 20

Issues in National Security: A New Nuclear Arms Race?

4:30 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

These lectures are being offered to provide intellectual stimulation to the participants and no formal academic credit will be awarded.

Eight Bells Lecture Series
Mar 01

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Fighters Over the Fleet

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

“Fighters Over the Fleet” is an account of the parallel evolution of naval fighters for fleet air defense and the ships they sought to defend.

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.
Mar 06

Issues in National Security: Civil-Military Relations

4:30 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

These lectures are being offered to provide intellectual stimulation to the participants and no formal academic credit will be awarded.

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.
Mar 26

"An Address" Lecture Series: Lecture 3

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.