Upcoming Naval War College Foundation Events


28 March 2015: San Francisco Outreach/NWCF Global Hotspots:  A Symposium sponsored by the Naval War College Foundation: The Naval War College Foundation continues the annual outreach to the West Coast with a return to the Marines' Memorial Club on Saturday, March 28th, 2015. For a link to the agenda, please click here, and to register for, or to make a tax-deductible donation in support of the event, please click here.

21 May 2015: Annual NWC/NWCF Washington DC Dinner and Philip A. Crowl Memorial Lecture: This year, we are honored to have CDR Porter Halyburton USN (Ret.) as our guest speaker. Stay tuned for details. Save the date!


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NWC Foundation

Winter Warmer Lecture Series

The Naval War College Foundation Winter Warmer Lecture Series is held at the Officers' Club on Naval Station Newport. Each event begins at 5:30 pm with a cash bar cocktail reception followed by the lecture at 6:00 pm. To register for the lectures listed below, call Steve Stasiuk at 401.848.8308 or email nwcf_events@nwcfoundation.org.

8 April 2015: Feral Cities

with Professor Richard Norton

Register by 12:00 pm, Friday, 

3 April 2015

7 May 2015: Black Sea, Power and the New Great European Game with LtCol Donald Thieme, USMC 

Register by 12:00 pm, Friday, 

1 May 2015

13 May 2015: 

The Goals and Accountability of US Military Strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan

with Best-Selling Author, The Honorable Francis "Bing" West 

Register by 12:00 pm, Friday, 8 May 2015 

Eight Bells Lecture Series

At the Naval War College Museum

26 March 2015:  21st Century Sims:  Innovation, Education, and Leadership for the Modern Era by LCDR Benjamin Armstrong (editor)

2 April 2015:  The Supercarriers: The Forrestal and Kitty Hawk Classes by Andrew Faltum

16 April 2015:  Spies in Revolutionary Rhode Island by Christian McBurney 

23 April 2015:  Asian Maritime Strategies: Navigating Troubled Waters by Bernard Cole

30 April 2015:  "A Study on the Work of Father Fernando Oliveira" by VADM Antonio Silva Ribeiro, Portuguese Navy (Ret.) 

7 May 2015:  The Purge of the Thirtieth Division by MG Henry Dozier Russell, edited and presented by Lawrence Kaplan

14 May 2015:  Eugene Ely, Daredevil Aviator:  First Shipboard Landing and Takeoff by William M. Miller 

21 May 2015:  The Baltimore Sabotage Cell by Dwight Messimer 

11 June 2015:  South Pacific Cauldron by Alan Rems 


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 each book 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 10:00 am at least 5 business days prior to the lecture at 401.841.2101 to be added to the base access list.



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