Past Events

U.S. Naval War College Past Events

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 19 2019

Issues in National Security Lecture 4: “Civil-Military Relations”

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

The Issues in National Security lectures will be held on the campus of the Naval War College in Pringle Auditorium on select Tuesday afternoons. There will be at least 10 lectures offered from January through May.

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.
Feb 14 2019

Lectures of Opportunity: "UK Global Strategic Trends 6"

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

Every four years since 1999, the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has conducted a detailed study of the potential trends and drivers that would characterize the future operational and warfighting defense in which the MOD would have to carry out its missions.

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.
Feb 13 2019

Lectures of Opportunity: "Bombs without Boots: The Limits of Airpower"

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

Lectures of Opportunity (LOOs) offer Naval War College (NWC) students, faculty, and staff an opportunity to learn more about national and international socio-political subjects that may be of relevance to the NWC community.

Cmdr. Joe Root, assigned to U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM), speaks with participants of a Counter-Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (CUUV) capabilities workshop held at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
Feb 12 2019

Maritime Surveillance Systems Workshop

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

Maritime Surveillance Systems are vital strategic and operational capacities that are deployed within the Undersea Domain. These systems and supporting elements have the potential to support a wide range of missions.

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Feb 07 2019

Eight Bells Lecture Series: “Admiral Lord Nelson in Context”

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

Vice-Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson is among the best-known and most-studied figures in naval history. He was voted the ninth greatest Briton by a BBC poll in 2002 and memorials to him can be found all over Britain and its former empire.

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.
Feb 06 2019

Lectures of Opportunity: "An Update on Trending Fraudulent Acts"

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

In this session, we will discuss some of the fraud statistics and highlights from the 2018 Report to the Nations from The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE); a comprehensive global report based on over 2,600 actual fraud cases from 125 countries.

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 05 2019

Issues in National Security Lecture 3: “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 will be held on the campus of the Naval War College in Pringle Auditorium on select Tuesday afternoons. There will be at least 10 lectures offered from January through May.

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.
Jan 31 2019

Lectures of Opportunity: "China’s Maritime Strategy"

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

China’s maritime rise and its emerging sea power are attracting worldwide attention and reaction. What’s the core significance of sea power for today’s world? What are the major elements of sea power at present?