Past Events

U.S. Naval War College Past Events

U.S. Naval War College (NWC) staff members collect ships orders during a wargame reenactment of the Battle of Jutland at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.
Nov 16

International Crisis War Game: Cyber and Emerging Technologies

Nov. 16, 2018
9:30 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

This war-game series integrates senior leaders in private industry, the military and government from around the world to provide insights on the impact of cyber operations on international stability and U.S. national security.

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.

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.

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.

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.
Nov 01

Issues in National Security: 2018 Kickoff

Nov. 01, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Spruance Auditorium, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About NWC... But Were Afraid to Ask!" lecture is designed to help the entire NWC community understand the college’s curriculum and accompanying subject matter that the student body will be exposed to during the upcoming academic year.

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.

Eight Bells Lecture Series banner
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.

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.

Top Brass Quintet
Oct 23

Brass Quintet at 35th Beirut Memorial Observance Ceremony

Oct. 23, 2018
10:00 a.m.
870 E Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871

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.