2014 U.S. Naval Institute History Conference

Leaders in Action: Ordinary People Doing The Extraordinary

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
8:00AM - 8:50AMContinental Breakfast
8:55AM - 9:05AMWelcome Remarks
9:05AM - 9:45AMMorning Keynote - Heroism at Sea: Commander Ernest Evans at the Battle of Leyte Gulf
  • Keynote: Mr. James D. Hornfischer, President, Hornfischer Literary Management, naval historian, and award-winning author (Confirmed)
9:45AM - 10:00AMBreak
10:00AM - 11:30AMPanel - Beyond the Call of Duty:  A Conversation with Medal of Honor Recipients
  • Moderator: Dr. Joseph Thomas, USNA Class of '61, Professor of Leadership Education and Editor, Leadership Embodied (Confirmed)
11:30AM - 12:00PMBreak
12:00PM - 1:20PMLuncheon Keynote - Courage and Culture, Portraits of Modern Activism
1:20PM - 1:30PMBreak
1:30PM - 3:00PMPanel - Heroic Perseverance: A Conversation with Wounded Warriors
  • Moderator: Gen John R. Allen, USMC (Ret.), former Commander, International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: EOD1 Chris Andrieu, USN, (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: CPT Dawn Halfaker, USA (Ret.), Chair of the Board of Directors, Wounded Warrior Project, Founder and CEO, Halfaker and Associates, LLC (Invited)
    • Panelist: Capt Matt Lampert, USMC, Company Commander, 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion and USNA Class of '06 (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: LT Jason Redman, USN (Ret.), former SEAL, U.S. Navy and Founder and Executive Director, Wounded Wear , Author of The Trident, the Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: LT Bradley Snyder, USN (Ret.), USNA Class of '06, former Lieutenant, U.S. Navy,and U.S. Paralympic Swimmer (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: 1LT Nick Vogt, USA, LEAD Division, Leadership, Ethics, Law Department, U.S. Naval Academy (Invited)
3:00PM - 3:15PMClosing Remarks