Tuesday, December 3, 2013: The Annual Board of Trustees' Dinner. The Naval War College Foundation returns to the University Club in New York City for our annual dinner. This year, the Naval War College Foundation is pleased to welcome, Admiral Jonathan Greenert, USN, the 30th Chief of Naval Operations. The evening begins at 6:30 pm with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and remarks at 7:30 pm. To register, please click here. The Annual Board of Trustees Dinner is available to all Foundation members and their guests. For further information, please call Steve Stasiuk at 401.848.8308. We hope you will join us in New York!
Eight Bells Lecture Series
At the Naval War College Museum
Thursday, November 21st, 2013: Invasion Stripes: The Wartime Diary of Captain Robert Uhrig, USAAF and the Davn of the American Military Airlift by Brian Dudley (Youtube)
This is the biography of US Army Air Forces Captain Robert Uhrig during WWII. Told in his own words from extensive diary entries and letters to his wife, the story starts in the late 1930s at Patterson Field, Ohio, and follows Bob through the war as an aircraft mechanic and then engineering officer for the 36th Troop Carrier Squadron and their Douglas C-47s.
Thursday, December 5th, 2013: The Battle of Midway: The Naval Istitute Guide to the U.S. Navy's Greatest Victory edited by Thomas C. Hone (Youtube)
This edited collection is an anthology of memoirs, oral histories, articles and other relevant government documents focusing on events leading up to the battle, the battle, and follow-on interpretations of events. Tom Hoone is a former faculty member of the Naval War College.
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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