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  • Phelps Hobart
    Navy League News Clips for September 18, 2009Ahoy All, Sea-Air-Space Exposition is a wonderful annual Navy League event. If you have the headquarters of a
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      Navy League News Clips for September 18, 2009
      Ahoy All,
       
      Sea-Air-Space Exposition is a wonderful annual Navy League event. If you have the headquarters of a defense contractor near your council, Sea-Air-Space is a outstanding selling point for corporate NLUS membership recruiting. A lot, in fact almost everyone who makes defense / homeland security decisions, attends this gathering.
       
      We Navy Leaguers are all welcome to attend. It's impressive and the Gaylord Center, National Harbor, Maryland (Oxon Hill - just south of the beltway) is fresh and new and impressive as well. Accommodations there or in adjacent hotels can easily rise above $200 per night.
       
      I have located a Wyndham hotel, Days Inn Alexandria South, 3.2 miles north that offers rooms for a third the cost. Teddy and I will be staying there for the NLUS Board of Directors meeting June 22-25. Can't personally vouch for this Days Inn, some reviews are positive and others are negative.
       
      Anyway, if going to Sea Air Space, let me know and I can let you know who else from our region will be there as well.
       
      Anchors Aweigh,
       
      Phelps
      Phelps Hobart
      Senior Vice President, Pacific Central Region
      National Director
      Navy League of the United States
       
       
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2011
      Subject: Navy League News Release March 2, 2011

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                            Contact: Tom Van Leunen
          March, 2 2011                                                                                                 tvanleunen@...
                                                                                                                             703.312.1557   
          
      Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition Opens April 11
      Chiefs of the U.S. Sea Services Confirmed for Exposition Events
       
      ARLINGTON, Va. - The Navy League of the United States has confirmed Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy, General James F. Amos, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard and The Honorable David T. Matsuda, Maritime Administrator, U.S. Maritime Administration, for the Opening Ceremony and Service Chiefs' Panel: "Seapower: International Security and America's Future,” at the 2011 Sea-Air-Space Exposition.  The Opening Ceremony will begin at 9:30am followed by the panel at 10:00am.
       
      The Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition is the premier maritime exposition in the world with more than 150 exhibits and featuring professional seminars with many of the top civilian and military leaders from the U.S. Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and Transportation as well as senior officials from the defense industry.  Now in its forty-sixth year, the exposition is a showcase of national and international exhibits highlighting the latest advancements in sea power technology.
       
      This year, the Navy League will host the annual exposition at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. from April 11-13, 2011.  The theme for this year’s event is “Internationally Engaged-Ensuring Freedom of the Seas”.  Highlights include a service chiefs’ panel with the Chief of Naval Operations, Commandants of the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard as well as the Administrator from the Maritime Administration., informational seminars, floor speakers, and defense companies exhibiting weapons and sea power technologies for the 21st century.  Visitors can register, book and manage room blocks, obtain exhibitor and sponsorship information at www.seaairspace.org.  
       
      The event is open at no charge to active duty, reserve and retired U.S. military personnel, U.S. government employees, members of Congress and their staffs, invited guests of the Navy League, representatives of exhibiting companies, representatives of foreign embassies, and Navy League members.  It is not open to the general public. 
       
      The Navy League of the United States was founded in 1902 and is a civilian organization with more than 50,000 members dedicated to educating American citizens and elected officials about the importance of sea power to U.S national security and supporting the men and women of the sea services and their families. 
       
      For more information or to register visit the SAS website at www.seaairspace.org or contact Mandy Robertson, Director of Corporate Events at mrobertson@....
       
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