2022 Annual Nimitz Dinner

Join us in Fredericksburg, Texas the birthplace of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz for the 2022 Annual Nimitz Dinner hosted by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation on Thursday, July 14, 2022.

General Dunford

This year's guest of honor is General Joseph Dunford Jr, USMC(Ret), who served as 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for President Obama and President Trump. His previous assignments include serving as the 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps and the Commander of all U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.

Tickets sales close on June 30, 2022

Space is limited and is on a first-come basis. To purchase our Platinum or Gold Sponsor Level tables please contact Macel Patterson at mpatterson@nimitzfoundation.org or phone 830-997-8600 ext.400

Please note: Tickets will not be mailed. We will have a complete attendee listing at the door. Please provide the names and address of each table participant by June 30, 2022, to Macel Patterson at mpatterson@nimitzfoundation.org or phone 830-997-8600 ext.400

Select the ticket level you would like to purchase. All tickets include dinner and an open bar. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Admiral Nimitz Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting the National Museum of the Pacific War. Contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by applicable law.

Platinum Sponsor

To purchase contact Macel Patterson at mpatterson@nimitzfoundation.org or phone 830-997-8600 ext.400

  • Table of 8 with first-tier seating
  • One 10x7 plaque on the Memorial Wall according to the sponsor's choice. (must be honoring Pacific WWII veteran, ship, or unit)
  • Private reception with General Joseph Dunford
  • Photo opportunity with General Joseph Dunford
  • Recognition in program
  • VIP parking

EVENT DETAILS

Date: Thursday, July 14, 2022

Location: The Parish Center at St. Mary's Catholic Church

308 W. San Antonio St.

Fredericksburg, TX

Attire: Cocktail/Business

Itinerary:

  • 6:00 PM Private Reception (by invitation only)
  • 6:00 PM Cocktail Party at the Parish Center
  • 7:00 PM Dinner followed by Guest of Honor Remarks and Q&A

About General Joseph Dunford

General Joseph Dunford, Jr. served as the 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation’s highest-ranking military officer. In this role, he was the principal military advisor to two presidents, President Obama and President Trump, Secretary of Defense, and National Security Council from 2015 to 2019. He served as the 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps, the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Commander of all U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan. General Dunford was commissioned in 1977 and served as an infantry officer at all levels, including commanding the 5th Marine Regiment during Operation Iraqi Freedom. General Dunford graduated from Boston College High School and Saint Michael's College. He also earned master’s degrees in Government from Georgetown University and in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

He currently serves as Chairman of the Board for the Semper Fi Fund & America’s Fund which supports our wounded, ill, and injured active-duty personnel and veterans from all services. He is a Partner at Liberty Strategic Capital and a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bessemer Securities, the Atlantic Council, and the Travis Manion Foundation.