November 30th, 2017
Annual Board of Trustees' Dinner
University Club, New York City
with Special Guest Speaker
General Michael Hayden, USAF (Ret.)
To register, go to:
or call 401.848.8308

March 24th, 2018 
Annual San Francisco Outreach
Marines' Memorial Club and Hotel, San Francisco

June 12-13, 2018
Current Strategy Forum
Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island

June 12, 2018 
Annual Celebration of the Naval War College Dinner
Rosecliff Mansion, Newport, Rhode Island

Naval War College Foundation Newport Lecture Series:

The Naval War College Foundation presents the Newport Lecture Series, a schedule of lectures throughout the year. Each lecture is held at the Officers' Club (unless otherwise specified) and begins at 5:30 pm with a (no-host) cocktail reception, followed by remarks by the speaker at 6:00 pm. There will be time at the end of the lecture for Q & A.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Nixon's Back Channel to Moscow

with Professor Richard Moss

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

A Nation’s International Law 

Right of Self Defense in the Face of an Imminent Attack.

with Captain Kevin Brew, USN of the Stockton Center for the Study of International Law

To register for the Newport Lecture Series, it must be done by contacting the NWCF at 401.848.8308 or by email at nwcf_events@nwcfoundation.org. Registrations must be received at least 5 business days in advance of the lecture for base access. 

Eight Bells Lecture Series


The 8 Bells Lecture Series continues the tradition of bringing notable speakers and authors to Newport on subject of historic and military importance. To accommodate gate access regulations, the 8 Bell Lecture Series will be held at the Seaman's Church Institute, located at 18 Market Square in Newport, Rhode Island.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Stanley Johnson's Blunder: The Reporter Who Spilled the Secret Behind the U.S. Victory at Midway

by Elliott Carson

Thursday, December 7, 2017

World War II Rhode Island

By Christian McBurney, Brian L. Wallin, Patrick T. Conley, John W. Kennedy and Maureen Taylor. The lecture will be presented by Christian McBurney

 Issues in National Security Lecture Series

The Naval War College now offers the Issues in National Security Lecture Series. This new program features NWC faculty presenting on topics of their expertise throughout the academic calendar. This program is now open to Naval War College Foundation Members and their guests. Each lecture is held in Pringle Auditorium from 4:30-5:45pm, twice a month. Registration is required the Thursday prior to the lecture and you can RSVP by contacting Steve Stasiuk at sstasiuk@nwcfoundation.org or by calling 401.848.8308.

Stay tuned for the 2017-18 Lecture Schedule!

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