Introducing the Naval War College Foundation Winter Lecture Series!

This new lecture series is held at the Officers' Club and is open to NWC Foundation members and their guests. There is a (cash bar) cocktail reception at 5:30pm followed by the lecture at 6:00pm. The lecture will be about 45 minutes and followed by Q & A. Dinner is available for guests before and after the lecture at the Officers' Club. To register for the lecture, email nwcf_events@nwcfoundation.org or by calling Steve Stasiuk at 401.848.8308. Be sure to include all names of your guests and if you plan on visiting the Officers' Club for dinner.


30 April, 2014: The Prospects for Chinese Aircraft Carrier Aviation with Professor Robert "Barney" Rubel



Naval War College Foundation Outreach Event:


How to Grow A Super Power; Thoughts on China's Plan for Global Expansion

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Marines' Memorial Club and Hotel, San Francisco, California

For information on the speakers, please click here.


To register for this event, click here.


Naval War College Chicago Outreach Lunch


RADM Walter E. "Ted" Carter, President, U.S. Naval War College

12:00pm Thursday, May 1st, 2014

The University Club, Chicago, IL

To register or sponosr the event, click here



Naval War College Annual College of Distance Education Dinner

and Philip A. Crowl Memorial Lecture


Admiral Michael Rogers, USN

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

The Washington Navy Yard, Washington D.C

To register, click here.



Eight Bells Lecture Series

At the Naval War College Museum:


10 April, 2014: Pushing the Limits: The Remarkable Life and Times of Vice Admiral Allan Rockwell McCann, USN by Carl LaVo


Canceled: 17 April, 2014: Blue vs. Orange: The U.S. Naval War College, Japan and the Old Enemy in the Pacific, 1945-46 by Hal M. Friedman Please check back for rescheduling


24 April, 2014: Character-The Ultimate Success Factor by Dr. J. Phillip London


1 May, 2014: Congo: The Miserable Expeditions and Dreadful Death of LT Emory Taunt, USN by Andy Jampoler


8 May, 2014: A Two-edged Sword: The Navy as an Instrument of Canadian Foreign Policy by Dr. Nicholas Tracy


15 May, 2014: A Tainted Dawn: The Great War (1792-1815) Book I by B.N. Peacock


22 May, 2014: The Liberty Incident Revealed: The Definitive Account of the 1967 Israeli Attack on the U.S. Navy Spy Ship by A. Jay Cristol


29 May, 2014: With Commodore Perry to Japan: The Journal of William Speiden Jr., 1852-1855, edited by David Ranzan and john Wolter


5 June, 2014: The Lucky Few by Jan Herman


12 June, 2014: Circle of Treason: A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed by Sandy Grimes


All Eight Bells Lectures are from 12:00-1:00pm on the second deck of the Naval War College Museum. The format has the author speaking for 40-45 minutes on the topic of their book and the facts leading to its publication. The last 15-20 minutes are reserved for audience questions. A limited quantity of the book for each lecture will be available in the Naval War College Foundation gift shop. The lectures are brown-bag affairs and open to the public.


To register, please call the Museum no later than 10:00am the day prior to the lecture at 401.841.2101 to be added to the base access list. If you need to leave a voicemail, BE SURE TO TO INCLUDE THE NAMES OF THOSE PLANNING TO ATTEND.




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