Evening Speaker Series 2017

The 2017 WACHH Winter-Spring Evening Speaker Series will feature four respected experts who will focus on the Implications of the 2016 Presidential Election.

The series is open to the general public and to WACHH members. It is held the last Tuesday of each month, January through April 2017, at the Country Club of Hilton Head.  Refreshments include hors d’oeuvres, coffee, soft drinks, and a cash wine bar. Welcoming reception begins at 5:15 p.m. with presentation and discussion from 6:00-7:15.

You may subscribe to all four events for $80 or make reservations for single sessions at $25 each event.

January 31: Maria Velez de Berliner, President, Latin Intelligence Corporation

Western Hemisphere Security Threats to the United States: The speaker will analyze three key Tri-Border Areas and the transit facilities and refuge they offer to trans-national criminal business enterprises, radical Islamist lone wolves, and radical Islamist wolf packs.

February 28: Vince Albanese, Retired Fuel Tech Inc. Senior Vice President

Chaos that is Climate Change: The speaker will present in general terms the issues which render “Climate Change” as the most complex issue of our time. The issues are technical, economical, legal, political, emotional, philosophical, practical, and perhaps most importantly global.

March 28: James (Tom) Roberts, Retired U.S. Army Colonel

Special Operations Forces Overseas Capabilities: The speaker addresses the role of Special Operations Forces (SOF) operating overseas to minimize threats and improve U.S. security. In the post-election environment, SOF capabilities may be employed differently.

April 25: Bill Pendley, Retired U.S. Navy Admiral

What is going on with North Korea?: The speaker will provide an update and perspective on North Korea and its evolving military capabilities. It will review happenings over the past year and an outlook of what to expect in the future.