Virginia Steele Wood

Virginia Steele Wood was the Library of Congress Naval & Maritime History Reference Librarian for 32 years. Her publications include the award-winning, Live Oaking: Southern Timber for Tall Ships. She has served on the Secretary of the Navy’s Advisory Subcommittee on Naval History, and is a member of the Board of Directors, Naval Historical Foundation.

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Maritime Security Dialogue

Wed, 2016-11-02

You are cordially invited to: The Role of Space in Maritime Operations A discussion with RADM(SEL) Christian "Boris"...

Defense Forum Washington 2016

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Guest Lecturer & Book Signing

Sun, 2016-10-30

Book Launch Party

Wed, 2016-11-02

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