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Scott is a former active duty U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer, and the former editor of Surface Warfare magazine. He now serves as an officer in the Navy Reserve and civilian writer/editor at the Pentagon. Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts in Government and English from Georgetown University, and a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. (Note: The views are solely of the author and not the U.S. Department of Defense or Center for International Maritime Security)

Join CIMSEC’s DC Chapter at The Admiral’s Bancroft Bar August 30

By Scott Cheney-Peters

Time: Tuesday, August 30, 5-7pm
Place: The Admiral’s Bancroft Bar, 1 Dupont Cir NW, Washington, DC 20036 (Dupont metro stop/Red Line).

Join CIMSEC’s DC chapter for a meetup and lively informal discussion. We will be joined by John Bradford of the Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies (YCAPS) and the Maritime Security Network (MarSecNet) as well. Or just come for the drinks and good cheer at The Admiral’s Bancroft Bar in Dupont.

If you would like to RSVP, please contact Scott Cheney-Peters at scottcheneypeters@gmail.com. All are welcome.

Featured Image: The Admiral Bancroft Bar (Fredde Lieberman/The Admiral)

Invite: Join the CIMSEC DC Chapter Holiday Party on December 8

By Scott Cheney-Peters 

Join the band of merry maritime revelers on December 8th near the front window at Franklin Hall for CIMSEC’s annual holiday party, with drinks and discussions about the year that was. Proof of vaccination or a negative covid test is required to enter Franklin Hall. 

Franklin Hall in DC.

When: Wednesday, December 8, 5:00-8:00pm

Where: Franklin Hall, 1358 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC (Nearest Metro: U Street)

Featured Image: December 2020 — The battleship Wisconsin adorned with holiday lights (via NauticusNorfolk)

CIMSEC DC Invite: 28 Jan. Conversation with James Goldrick

Join CIMSEC’s DC chapter for an evening happy hour discussion with Rear Admiral James Goldrick, Royal Australian Navy (Ret.), former President of the Australian Naval Institute and prolific naval scholar.

RSVPs not required but appreciated at director@cimsec.org.  Guests welcome.

When: Tuesday, January 28th, 6:00-8:00pm

Where: Franklin Hall, 1358 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC (Nearest Metro: U Street)

(Photo:  HMAS Sydney, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-02-26/hmas-sydney-4/6267052)

Invite: CIMSEC DC 17 DEC Holiday Party

Join the band of merry maritime revelers on December 17th by the fireplace at Franklin Hall’s Roosevelt Room for CIMSEC’s annual holiday party, with drinks and discussions about the year that was.

RSVPs not required but appreciated at director@cimsec.org. Guests welcome.

When: Tuesday, December 17th, 5:30-8:00pm

Where: Franklin Hall, 1358 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC (Nearest Metro: U Street)