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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. 

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 Chancellor of The University of Texas System.

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 CORPORATE COMMITTEE CHAIR: Ms. Jill Singer, Vice President, National Security, AT&T Global Public Sector HOST COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS: Governor James & Mrs. Janet Blanchard 

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

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

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2018 Honoree

Admiral William H. McRaven, former US Special Operations Commander, former Joint Special Operations Commander, and 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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