NOVEMBER 4, 2022, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Please join us to celebrate the 2022 recipient of our highest honor!

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense James “Jim” Mattis will receive the Sentinel of the Sea Award during a gala dinner at the New York Yacht Club’s 44th Street Clubhouse in New York City. He will also deliver a talk on the challenges facing the U.S. and its treaty allies and close partners in the Indo-Pacific over China’s maritime expansion.

The Honorable Jim Mattis was raised in Southeastern Washington and graduated from Central Washington State College. He served over 40 years in the Marine Corps as an infantry officer, plus duty in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, as NATO Supreme Allied Commander, and as Commander of U.S. Central Command comprised of 250,000 U.S. and allied troops in combat across the Middle East and South Asia. Retiring as a four-star Marine Corps general in 2013, he was a Davies Family Scholar at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. Subsequently he served as the 26th Secretary of Defense from January 2017 through December 2018.

Event agenda will be available soon.

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