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The Honorable William H. Webster Distinguished Service Award Dinner

An evening dedicated to illuminating the critical role of individuals and organizations serving the Intelligence Community

The William H. Webster Distinguished Service Award Dinner will take place on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel. On this special evening, more than 600 attendees will gather to recognize the men and women who have served in the field of National Security with integrity and distinction. 

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Each year, The Honorable William H. Webster Distinguished Service Award is given to an individual who has embodied the values of our esteemed friend, mentor, and leader – Judge William H. Webster. This year’s honoree is a true patriot for whom love of country has been his guiding principle. It is with great pride that we announce the 2018 honoree: Admiral William H. McRaven, former US Special Operations Commander, former Joint Special Operations Commander, and former Chancellor of The University of Texas System. This year’s event will also include a Salute to Special Operations Forces and the inaugural recipient of the Innovation Award, L3 Warriors Sensor Systems.

AWARD DINNER CO-CHAIRS: Mr. Michael N. Harreld, Former Regional President of PNC Bank for the Greater Washington Area & General Michael V. Hayden, Principal, The Chertoff Group HONORARY COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS: The Honorable and Mrs. William H. Webster CORPORATE COMMITTEE CHAIR: Ms. Jill Singer, Vice President, National Security, AT&T Global Public Sector HOST COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS: Governor & Mrs. James Blanchard.

**Please note: this event is closed to Media** 

DATE: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
SCHEDULE: 6:00 PM VIP Reception
  6:30 PM Cocktail Reception
  7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Dinner & Awards
  9:00 PM – 10:30 PM Dessert Reception
ADDRESS: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel
1150 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Sunset Soirée – Prelude VIP event for the Webster Dinner
September 12, 2018 | 6:00 PM  | New Spy Museum at L’Enfant Plaza 

 

Award Dinner

DOUBLE AGENT SPONSORS:  Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, Perspecta

OPERATIVE SPONSORS: Accenture Federal Services, American Airlines, The Cipher Brief, Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, Delta Bridge Inc., GardaWorld Federal Services, Glenmede, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Juniper, Leading Technology Composites, LookingGlass CyberSolutions, Mission Solutions Group, TM Design

AGENT SPONSOR: Cybraics, DescartesLabs, Gallagher & Associates, Leidos

Funds raised at the Webster Dinner support artifact preservation, educational programming, research, exhibits, and accessibility programs for underserved communities. For information about ways to support the International Spy Museum or future sponsorship opportunities, please contact Development and Membership Director Sofia Morales at 202.654.2853 or smorales@spymuseum.org.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring The Honorable William H. Webster Distinguished Service Award Dinner is an excellent way for your organization to support the Intelligence Community and the only museum in the world to present the history and role of intelligence and espionage from a global perspective.

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2018 Honoree

Admiral William H. McRaven, former US Special Operations Commander, former Joint Special Operations Commander, and former Chancellor of The University of Texas System

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2017 Snapshot

More than 600 attendees including past and present leaders in the Intelligence Community, corporate leaders, members of Congress, Ambassadors, government employees, and philanthropists gathered for the inaugural event.

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About William H. Webster

Former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (the only individual to have held both offices).

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