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. T
Sep 13

Lectures of Opportunity: Pillar to Pillory

Sep. 13, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Hewitt Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

It’s a commonly asked question, why does the Navy fire commanding officers? Captain Junge identified over 1500 post-World War II incidents to find out why, and whether the Navy’s actions are new, or a tradition as old as the country itself.

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island provides opening remarks during a Pearl Harbor Day evening lecture held at NWC.Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island provides opening remarks during a Pearl Harbor Day evening lecture held at NWC.
Sep 12

Lectures of Opportunity: Steps towards Moral Competence in Autonomous Robot

Sep. 12, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Hewitt Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Morality is a fundamentally human trait which permeates all levels of human society, from basic etiquette and normative expectations of social groups, to formalized legal principles upheld by societies.

Chief Hospital Corpsman (select) Christopher Van Gelder, assigned to Naval Health Clinic New England; and Chief Navy Career Counselor (select) Anthony Wager, assigned to Surface Warfare Officers School, stand next to a wreath at U.S. Naval War College’s (NWC) Patriots Memorial during a ceremony to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Sep 11

9/11 Commemoration Ceremony

Sep. 11, 2018
11:45 a.m.
Spruance Auditorium, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The U.S. Naval War College will recognize alumni and all those who lost their lives at a ceremony commemorating the attacks of September 11, 2001 at 1200 on Tuesday, 11 September 2018.

Pakistan navy Adm. Muhammad Zakaullah presents at lecture of opportunity at U.S. Naval War College during a counterpart visit to Newport, Rhode Island.
Sep 11

Lectures of Opportunity: USAID Today

Sep. 11, 2018
1:00 p.m.
Hewitt Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

In the context of the current administration’s priorities, this LOO provides a familiarization with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its role in U.S. security interests.

Emma Sky, director of Yale Greenberg World Fellows and a Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute, provides a Lecture of Opportunity on her experiences in Iraq to students, faculty and staff at U.S. Naval War College.
Sep 10

Lectures of Opportunity: When Proliferation Causes Peace

Sep. 10, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Hewitt Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, R.I. 02841

Does state acquisition of nuclear weapons lead to stability and peace or instability and crises? This is one of the great debates in international relations scholarship.

Rhode Island Sound, Navy Band Northeast's Rock Band, during a concert in Times Square
Sep 09

Rock Band at Breakheart Reservation Concert

Sep. 09, 2018
5:00 p.m.
Breakheart Reservation, 177 Forest St, Saugus, M.A. 01906

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.

Ceremonial Band with Newport Pell Bridge in background
Sep 08

Ceremonial Band at Newport International Polo Series

Sep. 08, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Newport Polo, 250 Linden Ln, Portsmouth, R.I. 02871

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.

U.S. Naval War College (NWC) hosts its 2017 commencement ceremony at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.
Sep 07

Maritime Advanced Warfighting School Graduation: September 2018

Sep. 07, 2018
10:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, R.I. 02841

The Maritime Advanced Warfighting School (MAWS) is a Chief of Naval Operations-directed, thirteen-month, advanced warfighting curriculum that started at the Naval War College in 1998.

Ceremonial Band with Newport Pell Bridge in background
Aug 31

Ceremonial Band & Rhode Island Sound at East Greenwich

Aug. 31, 2018
7:45 p.m.
Eldredge Field, 1st Ave East, Greenwich, RI 02818

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.