Upcoming Events

U.S. 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

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Naval Command and Staff Online Program 2022 Session One Begins

Friday, June 25, 2021
Virtual Program

The U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Naval Command and Staff Online Program delivers the NWC Joint Professional Military Education Phase I to students virtually from anywhere. Courses consist of online discussion boards, group projects, individual essays, and other assignments.

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Fall Electives Fair

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Our electives program at the U.S. Naval War College provides the opportunity for students to explore subjects not in the core curriculum, enhance their regional expertise or examine core subjects in greater detail.

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U.S. Naval War College Faculty Cloister

Monday, August 02, 2021
9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

This event constitutes an important component of the formal U.S. Naval War College (NWC) environment. The cloister recognizes significant achievements of the NWC faculty and includes a presentation of awards as well as new faculty introductions.

Rear Adm. Shoshana S. Chatfield, president U.S. Naval War College, gives a speech at the 2019 Convocation Ceremony at the college August 5, 2019.

U.S. Naval War College Convocation

Wednesday, August 04, 2021
10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

The 2021-2022 academic year will welcome joint service and international students during a convocation ceremony at the U.S. Naval War College.

Phil M. Haun, dean of academics, U.S. Naval War College (NWC), provides opening remarks at the Future Warfighting Symposium in NWC’s Spruance Auditorium, Aug. 6.

Future Warfighting Symposium

Thursday, August 05, 2021
8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

The Future Warfighting Symposium launches the U.S. Naval War College’s academic year with a symposium on emerging technologies, cyber war and space operations.

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Theater Security Decision Making Course Begins

Friday, August 06, 2021
U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island

The Theater Security Decision Making course at the U.S. Naval War College begins on August 6th, 2021 and concludes on November 4th, 2021. Please follow health and safety guidelines and refer to the orientation material for more guidance.

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Joint Military Operations Course Begins

Friday, August 06, 2021
U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island

The Joint Military Operations course at the U.S. Naval War College begins on August 6th, 2021 and concludes on November 5th, 2021. Please follow health and safety guidelines and refer to the orientation material for more guidance.

Rear Adm. Shoshana S. Chatfield (front row, center), president, U.S. Naval War College,     stands with faculty and graduates of the college’s Advanced Strategist Program on the steps of Luce Hall, Aug. 15

Advanced Strategist Program Graduation

Friday, August 13, 2021
9:30 a.m.
Virtual Event

The Advanced Strategist Program is a thirteen-month, double-elective course built on top of the college’s established and accredited master’s degree program. The academic year is organized into three trimesters: Joint Military Operations, National Security Affairs, and Strategy and Policy.

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Salute to Summer Free Concert & Fireworks Show

Saturday, August 28, 2021
4:00 p.m.
Naval Station Newport, 690 Peary St, Newport, RI 02841

Naval Station Newport MWR will be hosting a “Salute to Summer” free concert and fireworks show on Saturday, August 28th at Naval Station Newport.