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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

Military officers from various countries participate in the first international wargaming course held at U.S. Naval War College.
Jan 13 2020

War Gaming Introductory Course

1:00 p.m.
McCarty Little Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The War Gaming Introductory Course educates new War Gaming Department (WGD) faculty and other DoD personnel on the WGD process used to plan, execute and analyze war games.

Professors Lars Saunes (left), former chief of Royal Norwegian Navy and Walter Berbrick (right), co-lead scholars for the Newport Arctic Scholars Initiative discuss important arctic issues at the final NASI symposium held in Bergen, Norway, April 8-9, 2019.
Jan 22 2020

The Newport Arctic Scholars Initiative 2020: Newport Arctic Seminar

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

The Newport Arctic Scholars Initiative brings together a network of Sailors and scholars from Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the United States for three in-person group seminars and on-going virtual communication to carry out team-based research.

Strasser Dining Room at U.S. Naval War College
Jan 23 2020

Lectures of Opportunity: "How Violent Non-State Actors Use the Maritime Domain"

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

Across the globe, violent non-state actors are exploiting poor maritime governance to finance and facilitate their campaigns of political violence. In Latin America, drug and gold smuggling funds Andean paramilitaries.

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Jan 28 2020

Issues in National Security Lecture 2: "Teaching Leadership to Senior Navy Leaders"

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

The 'Issues in National Security' lectures represent current political, military, economic, and social issues that challenge strategists and concern citizens therefore the lectures are tailored to the spouses and significant others of U.S. Naval War College students, staff, and faculty.

Cherry Blossoms at the U.S. Naval War College.
Feb 06 2020

The Naval War in Vietnam: Vietnamese and American Perspectives

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

The Vietnam War was one of the longest wars in American history and involved all branches of the US Armed Forces up to the cessation of combat operations in 1973.

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Feb 11 2020

Issues in National Security Lecture 3: "Robots That Swim, Fly and Crawl"

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

The 'Issues in National Security' lectures represent current political, military, economic, and social issues that challenge strategists and concern citizens therefore the lectures are tailored to the spouses and significant others of U.S. Naval War College students, staff, and faculty.

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Feb 14 2020

Eight Bells Lecture Series: "African Americans in the Union Navy"

12:00 p.m.
Sail Newport 11th Hour Great Room, 72 Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI 02840

For those familiar with the story of the African American regiments in the Army during the Civil War, the history of black sailors in the Union Navy offers a surprising and refreshing contrast.

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Feb 25 2020

Issues in National Security Lecture 4: "Lincoln and His Admirals"

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

The 'Issues in National Security' lectures represent current political, military, economic, and social issues that challenge strategists and concern citizens therefore the lectures are tailored to the spouses and significant others of U.S. Naval War College students, staff, and faculty.

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Mar 13 2020

Eight Bells Lecture Series: "The British Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1941"

12:00 p.m.
Sail Newport 11th Hour Great Room, 72 Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI 02840

Famously, Churchill claimed, “The only thing that ever really frightened me during the war was the U-boat peril.” From 1939 until the United States entered the war, Britain's isolation left it vulnerable to the German U-boat campaign.

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Mar 17 2020

Issues in National Security Lecture 5: "U.S. Naval Power in the Pacific"

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

The 'Issues in National Security' lectures represent current political, military, economic, and social issues that challenge strategists and concern citizens therefore the lectures are tailored to the spouses and significant others of U.S. Naval War College students, staff, and faculty.