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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

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College (NWC), welcomes attendees of "Breaking the Mold; A Workshop on War and Strategy in the 21st Century" held in Newport, Rhode Island.
Oct 24

Breaking the Mold Workshop: October 2018

Oct. 24, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The objective of the workshop is to generate actionable recommendations that would “break the mold” of current U.S. national security plans and processes.

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Nov 01

Eight Bells Lecture Series: The World Looked Away

Nov. 01, 2018
12:00 p.m.
MWR McMacken Community Center, 402 Monroe Road, Newport, RI 02840

What happened to the people who remained in the former South Vietnam after the war ended in April 1975? Few of us know.  The war-weary United States had turned its attention away from the region, and the Communist leadership closed Vietnam to Western journalists.

Ceremonial Band with Newport Pell Bridge in background
Nov 01

Ceremonial Band at Rogers High School Veterans Day Assembly

Nov. 01, 2018
9:30 a.m.
William S. Rogers High School, 15 Wickham Road, Newport, RI 02840

The Ceremonial Band performs primarily patriotic music and marches while representing the United States Navy at official military and civilian functions, public concerts and other patriotic events throughout the Northeast.

Ceremonial Band with Newport Pell Bridge in background
Nov 05

Ceremonial Band at Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall Closing Ceremony

Nov. 05, 2018
9:00 a.m.
Ponaganset High School, 137 Anan Wade Road, North Scituate, RI 02857

The Ceremonial Band performs primarily patriotic music and marches while representing the United States Navy at official military and civilian functions, public concerts and other patriotic events throughout the Northeast.

Navy Band Northeast's Pops Ensemble playing a concert
Nov 08

Pops Ensemble at Veteran's Day Concert

Nov. 08, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Scituate High School Massachusetts, 606 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Scituate, MA 02066

Navy Band Northeast's Pops Ensemble is the band's largest ensemble, comprised of 30 wind and percussion instrumentalists, specializing in musical styles that range from patriotic favorites, traditional wind band literature, and Broadway showstoppers.

Rhode Island Sound, Navy Band Northeast's Rock Band, during a concert in Times Square
Nov 10

Rock Band at Providence Waterfire Salute to Veterans

Nov. 10, 2018
4:00 p.m.
Smith Hill, Providence, RI 02908

Rhode Island Sound is the most contemporary sounding group from Navy Band Northeast. This ensemble entertains audiences with music ranging from rhythm and blues to classic rock.

U.S. Naval War College’s (NWC) Navy flag football team.
Nov 30

Annual Naval War College Army-Navy Flag Football Game: 2018

Nov. 30, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Nimitz Football Field, Naval Station Newport, Newport, RI 02841

The annual Naval War College Army-Navy flag football game will take place at Nimitz Football Field, Naval Station Newport Friday, Nov. 30.

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Dec 02

Brass Quintet Holiday Concert for the East Greenwich Community

Dec. 02, 2018
2:00 p.m.
Varnum Memorial Armory Museum, 6 Main Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818

Navy Band Northeast’s Brass Quintet performances are appreciated by audiences of all ages. The quintet performs a wide range of musical styles encompassing traditional and modern brass literature, from Dixieland jazz to patriotic marches.

Thomas Culora, professor and dean of Center for Naval Warfare Studies at U.S. Naval War College (NWC), provides welcoming remarks to participants of the “Syria: Can International Law Cope?” workshop at NWC, in Newport Rhode Island.
Dec 03

Artificial Intelligence at the Frontiers of International Law concerning Armed Conflict

Dec. 03, 2018
8:00 a.m.
Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (HLS PILAC), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Regional Delegation for the United States and Canada, and the Stockton Center for the Study of International Law at the U.S. Naval War College.

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Dec 06

Eight Bells Lecture Series: The Flying Tigers

Dec. 06, 2018
12:00 p.m.
MWR McMacken Community Center, 402 Monroe Road, Newport, RI 02840

The Flying Tigers uncovers the hidden story of the group of young American men and women who crossed the Pacific before Pearl Harbor to risk their lives defending China.