Historic Lecture Series

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2015 Historic Lecture Series

All lectures take place on-site and begin at 7:00 PM.

Lectures are free, donations are appreciated and light refreshments are provided.


June 9th         Steve Yeager: The Toy Soldier

Lecture attendees are invited to screen Mr. Yeager’s short film, “The Toy Soldier” which was shown to much acclaim at the 2014 Cape May County Film Festival. Filmed in part at NASW, “The Toy Soldier” is based on a true story about Mr. Yeager’s uncle who died while serving in Germany on May 21, 1945 – two weeks after the end of WWII.


June 16th      Corry Prestidge

A career carrier naval aviator, Commander Corry Juedeman Prestidge, USN (Ret.), will be speaking to NASW guests about her experiences in Naval Aviation including flight training, missions flown in the E-2C Hawkeye, and the lessons learned as a woman in a traditionally male dominated environment.


June 23rd      Dr. Antezana (Rosie the Riveter)

A tenured professor at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland, Darlene Spitzer-Antezana, PhD, will be speaking to NASW guests about women’s roles in WWII – specifically, the economic, social and gender related aspects of Rosie the Riveter. The discussion will include government public relations efforts in the campaigning of the aircraft industry.


June 30th      UAS Mini-Conference

Educational conference with various expert speakers that will discuss the latest technological accomplishments in unmanned aircraft systems (commonly called drones) and how it may benefit the public and change the future of aviation.



Lillian Lorraine Yonally WW II WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot) pictured with Bruce Fournier, COO, at a previous lecture.



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500 Forrestal Road
Cape May Airport
Rio Grande, NJ 08242
(609) 886-8787

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