Events at NPS
Veterans Day will be observed on Wednesday, November 11 to honor the men and woman who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
V-SGL With Ambassador Harry Harris
November 17, 2020 | 3:00 p.m. (pacific) | Virtual Navy Guest Lecture (V-SGL)
Lecture Topic: Critical Allies: The U.S. / Republic of Korea Alliance
U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Harry Harris is the first Asian-American to hold four-star rank in the U.S. Navy and the first to head U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM), now known as the Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM), from May, 2015 to May, 2018. He was nominated by President Trump on May 23, 2018 and confirmed by the United States Senate on June 28, 2018. Prior to USPACOM, he commanded the U.S. Pacific Fleet. From 2011 to 2013, Ambassador Harris served as the representative of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to the Secretary of State. In this role, he traveled to over 80 countries with the Secretary and participated in most of the Secretary’s meetings with foreign leaders.
Viewing link: www.nps.edu/web/video
Thanksgiving Day is a federal holiday celebrated on November 26. In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. Many regard this event as the nation's first Thanksgiving.
To learn more about the history of Thanksgiving, please visit usa.gov.
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