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Naval History and Heritage Command Seminars
The Naval History and Heritage Command hosts a series seminars for which historians select basic readings that will cover major trends, wars, battles, policies, and technologies across the chronological span of the U.S. Navy's history and facilitate discussion on the readings and their implications. Each one-hour seminar starts at noon in the National Museum of the United States Navy's Museum Education Center, Building 76, Washington Navy Yard.
The topics for each seminar are listed below:
May 23 - War of 1812 - What was the strategic value of the U.S. Navy during the War of 1812?
June 20 - Navy Leadership - How did the personalities of its leaders affect the Navy's performance in World War II and the Cold War?
Improve your speaking and leadership skills! Come to Helmsmen Toastmasters!
Join us Thursdays from 7:30-8:45a.m. at the Pentagon Library and Conference Center (PLCC). Toastmasters is an international organization that helps everyone speak, think, lead and listen better. For more info, contact Carl Sabath at carl.sabathosd.mil or 703-695-2804 or Elizabeth Femrite at elizabeth.m.femrite.civmail.mil or 571-256-8674. Remember - Great Helmsmen say "YES!"
Special Olympics D.C. Summer Games Celebrating the Heart of the City!
The District of Columbia Special Olympics program has requested Navy assistance to support this year’s summer games. The games will be hosted by Catholic University on May 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.. All branches of the military have been invited to come out on this day to volunteer. The kick-off event will be an all branch 4x100 meter relay. Each team will consist of two active duty military personnel and two Special Olympics athletes competing in this event. So come out and support your branch. Volunteers are needed to help set up tables, serve as athlete escorts, field event umpires, award presenters, athlete staging personnel, paramedics, and finish line personnel. The site of this event is Raymond Dufour Athletic Center at Catholic University. It is at 3600 John McCormick Street, NE, Washington, DC. For on-line registration go to www.cnic.navy.mil/ndw, scroll to Community Service and then click on-line registration. All questions can be directed to Naval District Washington Regional Community Service Program at 202-433-6854.