There is still time for you to register for the 2015 History Conference, “Marine Corps Actions Shaping History,” scheduled for 14 October. Cohosted by the Naval Institute and the U.S. Naval Academy, with the generous sponsorship of the William M. Wood Foundation, the daylong event will be held at the Academy’s Alumni Hall and will feature an extraordinary cast of speakers, including former Commandant General Alfred M. Gray Jr., USMC (Ret.); former Commandant General James Amos, USMC (Ret.); General John Allen, USMC (Ret.), Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL; renowned World War II historian Richard B. Frank; and a sharp panel of younger active-duty and retired officers and noncommissioned officers addressing “What Do Young Marines Expect from Their Corps Today?”
To view the full schedule and register to attend, go to www.usnihistoryconference.org.
We linked the Naval History Essay Contest to the same theme we feature in our history conference: “Marine Corps Actions Shaping History.” These winners will be recognized at the conference on 14 October. The 2015 essay winners are: