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Lone Sailor Awards Dinner 2017

September 27, 2017
 
**Lone Sailor Awards Dinner: September 27, 2017**
 
 
The Lone Sailor Award is given to Sea Service veterans who have excelled with distinction in their respective careers during or after their service. The 2017 award recipients will join an impressive list of men and women who have distinguished themselves by drawing upon their military experience to become successful in their subsequent careers and lives, while exemplifying the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment. 
 
 

Date: September 27, 2017   

Attire: Black Tie or Military Dinner Dress Uniform

Location:
National Building Museum
440 G Street
NW, Washington, DC 20001

*Valet parking is available for all guests at the G Street entrance

Honorees:


MCPON Delbert & Ima Black are the first couple to ever receive the Lone Sailor Award. Delbert was the first Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, and Ima, a Navy WAVE was the first lady of the Navy's Chief Mess.

 


Christopher Gardner is the founder and CEO of Gardner Rich and Co and author of The Pursuit of Happiness.

 


David Robinson is a former professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs and a U.S. Navy Veteran, nicknamed "The Admiral."

 

For more information regarding sponsorships, please contact Brittany Agro at (347) 365-0239 or Melanie Demb at (240) 620-8735.

 

For a list of previous Lone Sailor Award recipients, click here

Lone Sailor Dinner 2016