Luncheon Invitation 22 April
- Invitation from Paul Soltow, President, West Contra Costa Council, NLUS:West Contra Costa CouncilNavy League of the United StatesLuncheonLa Strada Ristorante12955 San Pablo Ave. (at Church Ln.)San Pablo1130 Tuesday 22 April 2008100th AnniversaryGreat White FleetWe are privilileged to have as out guest Captain Ken Hagan, USN (Ret.), Professor of Strategy and War, U. S. Naval War College, Monterey Program and former Professor and Museum Director (20 years) at the U. S. Naval Academy. He is author of The Peoples Navy: The Making of American Sea Power and editor of In Peace and War: Interpretations of American Naval History, 30th Anniversary Edition. He will speak on the voyage of the Great White Fleet placing it in the perspective of Theodore Roosevelt's concept of naval diplomacy.Space is limited! RSVP before 20 April to Ida McAdams, (510) 223-4809 or Paul Soltow, soltow at sbcglobal dot net with names of guests. $16 per person, choice of calamari or chicken. Pay at the door.Great White Fleet
A historical look at the people, ports of call, and events, 16 December 2007 - 22 February 2009. USN site loaded with graphics.
http://www.navy.mil/gwf/index.htmGreat White Fleet
Don't miss http://www.greatwhitefleet.info/GWF_San_Francisco1.html
May 6th to18th Celebration and June to July 7th, 1908
The Governor of Nebraska visiting the USS Nebraska in San Francisco with his family and guests. They arrived by train to deliver the silver dining set for the wardroom. See "events" for the entire photo book from this trip of the Governor.