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About nlmadrid

This is one of the most active US Navy League chapters outside of the US. The USNL Madrid Council receives broad support from Spain's defence community. It focuses on uniting US and Spanish defence communities to support and advance continued strong bi-lateral co-operation and relations between the two nations and their maritime services. It holds regular events with speakers from the worlds of business, defence, diplomacy and politics. More details are at www.nlmadrid.org

September Dinner – Vice Admiral Santiago R. González Gómez, Admiral-in-Chief, Rota Naval Base

Dear Navy League member/friend,

Our next dinner meeting takes place on Thursday September 21st. at 8pm in the Intercontinental Hotel.

We are delighted to welcome to our podium Vice Admiral Santiago R. González Gómez, Admiral-in-Chief, Rota Naval Base.
 
He will speak on Celebrating the 100 Year History of Spanish Naval Aviation and its links with US Naval Aviation HistoryMore details are in this flyer: Sept 2017 NL dinner announcement
 
All people wishing to attend should RSVP to rsvp@nlmadrid.org by Monday September 18th.
 
Looking forward to seeing you there!
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July Dinner – Marin Night

Dear Navy League member/friend,

Our next dinner meeting is on Tuesday July 18th at 8pm in the Intercontinental Hotel.
This is our annual dinner to celebrate Spain´s Escuela Naval Militar and this year´s Top Cadet. The change from our normal day for a dinner to a Tuesday is to facilitate the Cadet´s travel to the United States which the Navy League Madrid Council is sponsoring.
It is also our “informal” dinner where the dress code is summer informal i.e. no ties etc.
We are honored to welcome to our podium: D. Santiago Bolíbar Piñeiro, former Admiral of the Fleet and Chairman (non-executive) of hisdeSAT . More details are in this flyer: July 18 Cadet dinner Madrid Council NL
If you would like to attend and have not been in touch with us please RSVP to rsvp@nlmadrid.org by Friday July 14th.

Navy League resident members: No Charge. Non-resident members or Guests:  € 60.
I hope you are all enjoying the Madrid summer,
-Mal.

June Dinner – F-100 AEGIS Cumple Veinte Años

Dear Navy League member/friend,
Our next dinner meeting will take place on Wednesday June 28th at 8pm in the Intercontinental Hotel.

The Navy League is extremely pleased to welcome to our podium:

  • VADM Antonio Sánchez Godínez – ADIC
  • Mary L. Keifer, Program Director, International AEGIS & Surface Combat Systems, Lockheed Martin
  • Ángel Recamán – Director of Innovation, Navantia

as part of a round-table discussion chaired by:

ADM Francisco Torrente (former AJEMA and President of EXPAL) and ADM Sebastián Zaragoza (former AJEMA and Advisor to the President of Navantia)

on the topic of: “F-100 AEGIS Cumple Viente Años”

All attendees must RSVP to rsvp@nlmadrid.org by Monday, June 26th.

Navy League resident members: No Charge. Non-resident members or Guests:  €60.

A formal dinner announcement with more details can be found here: June 28, 2017 dinner Navy League announcement v4

Looking forward to seeing you there,

-Mal.

May Cocktail

The next Navy League event is our Annual May Cocktail which honors the Shore Sailor, Sea Sailor and Marine of the Year.

This will take place on Wednesday May 24th. Invitations are currently being distributed.

If you like more information about this event please contact secretary@nlmadrid.org.

April Dinner – Sr. D. Eduardo Serra Rexach

Dear Navy League member/friend,

Our next dinner meeting takes place on Thursday April 20th at 8pm in the Intercontinental Hotel. This meeting will also be our Annual General Meeting. Members will get further information on the agenda etc.

We are delighted to welcome to our podium Sr. D. Eduardo Serra Rexach
He will speak on El panorama estratégico actual (visto desde el puente español)More details are in this flyer: April 2017 NL dinner announcement
 
All people wishing to attend should RSVP to rsvp@nlmadrid.org by Monday April 17th.
Looking forward to seeing you there,
 
-Mal.

March Dinner – His Excellency D. B. Venkatesh Varma, Ambassador of India to Spain

Dear Navy League member/friend,

Our next dinner meeting takes place on Thursday March 23rd in the Intercontinental Hotel at 8pm.

We are delighted to welcome to our podium His Excellency Ambassador D. B. Venkatesh Varma, Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Spain.

He will speak on India´s Defence Policy – Emerging Business OpportunitiesMore details are in this flyer: mar-23-2017-dinner-navy-league-announcement

All people wishing to attend should RSVP to rsvp@nlmadrid.org by Monday March 20th.

Looking forward to seeing you there,

-Mal.

February Dinner – Sr. D. Javier Vega de Seoane Azpilicueta, President of Circulo de Empresarios

Dear Navy League member/friend,

Our next dinner meeting takes place at 8pm on Thursday February 23rd in the Intercontinental Hotel.
 
We are delighted to welcome to our podium Sr. D. Javier Vega de Seoane Azpilicueta, President of Circulo de Empresarios.
 
He will speak on Los cambios que España necesitaThe intrduction will be in English and the rest of the talk will proceed in Spanish. More details are in this flyer: feb-23-2017-dinner-navy-league-announcement
 
All people wishing to attend should RSVP to rsvp@nlmadrid.org by Monday February 20th.
 
Looking forward to seeing you there,
 
-Mal.