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.