Past Events

The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) event calendar is expansive. Through reflection and examination, past NWC events may still highlight our educational and research position in the naval community and the wider defense audience.

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U.S. Naval War College Past Events

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U.S. Naval War College Closed for the Thanksgiving Day Holiday

Thursday, November 25, 2021
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The U.S. Naval War College will be closed November 25th, 2021 for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

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Averting Great-Power Competition in Asia: The Washington Conference at 100

Monday, November 22, 2021
12:00 p.m.
Conolly Conference Room C-138, U.S Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

A hundred years ago, Washington was the setting for a major international conference called to arrest an emerging competition in naval weaponry and to settle outstanding disputes threatening the peace of Asia.

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Issues in National Security: "China + Zombies"

Monday, November 22, 2021
4:30 p.m.
Pringle Auditorium, U.S Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, Rhode Island 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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Do the Right Thing: Stop Sexual Assault

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
12:00 p.m.
Conolly Conference Room, C-138, U.S Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

In 2011, former Coast Guard officer and then Maritime Administration Chief Counsel K. Denise Rucker Krepp requested an Inspector General (IG) investigation into sexual assaults occurring at the US Merchant Marine Academy, one of the five federal service academies.

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Rigging for AI: Creating the AI-Enabled Navy

Monday, November 15, 2021
12:00 p.m.
Conolly Conference Room, C-138, U.S Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, Rhode Island 02841

The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence has assessed the Department of Defense as unprepared for the global competition to effectively leverage AI and based on that assessment has recommended to the President and Congress that the Department take steps to...

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U.S. Naval War College Closed for the Veteran's Day Holiday

Thursday, November 11, 2021
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841

The U.S. Naval War College will be closed November 11th, 2021 for the Veteran's Day holiday.

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National Security Decision Making Begins

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island

The National Security Decision Making course at the U.S. Naval War College begins on November 10th, 2021 and concludes on February 25th, 2022. Please follow health and safety guidelines and refer to the orientation material for more guidance.

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Issues in National Security: "Space/National Security"

Tuesday, November 09, 2021
4:30 p.m.
Pringle Auditorium, U.S Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, Rhode Island 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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U.S. Naval War College Graduation

Tuesday, November 09, 2021
12:00 p.m.
Spruance Auditorium

The U.S. Naval War College features a one-year graduate-level program that graduates about 600 resident and 1,000 distance learning students each year.