Anti-Gunner Calls Out Mike Rowe for Speaking at Pro-Gun Dinner. He Sets Her Straight.

We are excited to see Mr. Rowe at the Shot Show.  Come visit us at Booth #2519.

Story via http://tribunist.com/: 

Mike Rowe. What else is there to say about the guy? He loves his country and he loves to shoot guns. He is all about hard-working Americans, and once an anti-gun advocate messaged him on Facebook to discourage his decision to speak at the SHOT show he put her in her place. FULL STORY

Drew VachalAnti-Gunner Calls Out Mike Rowe for Speaking at Pro-Gun Dinner. He Sets Her Straight.
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San Diego Sisterhood

This past week the San Diego Sisterhood welcomed 10 new spouses during the pinning ceremony at an intimate setting downtown.  Bringing this unique group of ladies together to connect with one another helps to create greater resiliency within the families of NSW.

“I enjoy attending the Sisterhood events to socialize with other sisters and to meet new ones.”

– NSW Spouse

Thank you to those who support us in continuing our mission to make these families stronger.

Drew VachalSan Diego Sisterhood
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Rancho Santa Fe Review — Recap Story of March 21 Fundraiser at Del Mar Country Club

Story appeared in the April 2 issue of the Rancho Santa Fe Review:

“Philanthropist Madeleine Pickens, Co-Chair Dominique Plewes and the Del Mar Country Club have announced that more than $1 million was raised at the March 21 benefit event to support the SEAL-NSW Family Foundation.

This year’s fundraiser, sponsored by American Airlines, Bumble Bee Foods, Corky’s Pest Control, John Matty Co., NAMMO, Kimmelman Family Foundation, Pamplemousse Grille, Taylor Made, Adidas, Ashworth and Adams, Cymer, Wells Fargo Bank, and others, attracted 125 golfers at the annual Scramble Golf Tournament, and 360 attendees at the spectacular evening dinner gala.

This event recognized and thanked the Naval Special Warfare community and their families for their military service, and honored their fallen heroes.”

To Continue to story and photo gallery — Go HERE

nswffRancho Santa Fe Review — Recap Story of March 21 Fundraiser at Del Mar Country Club
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General Michael Hayden to Keynote 2nd Annual Fundraiser for SEAL–Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation on March 28th at Quail Hollow Club

Charlotte, NC — February 5, 2015 – General Michael Hayden, the former Director of the CIA and the National Security Agency, will be the keynote speaker at the second annual fundraiser to benefit the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Family Foundation on Saturday, March 28 at the Quail Hollow Country Club. This year’s fundraiser, sponsored by PNC Bank and others, will thank the Naval Special Warfare community and their families for their military service, and to honor their fallen heroes. Last year’s inaugural event hosted 350 guests and raised more than $500,000.

General Hayden is a retired four-star general who served as director of the CIA and the NSA when the course of world events was changing at an accelerating rate. As head of the country’s keystone intelligence-gathering agencies, he was on the frontline of geopolitical strife and the war on terrorism. He understands the dangers, risks, and potential rewards of the political, economic, and security situations facing the planet. General Hayden currently speaks about political situations in hot spots around the world, analyzing the tumultuous global environment and what it all means for the American people and America’s interests. He has highlighted the delicate balance between liberty and security in intelligence work, as well the potential benefits and dangers associated with the cyber domain. As the former head of two multi-billion dollar enterprises, he also addresses the challenges of managing complex organizations in times of stress and the need to develop effective internal and external communications.

Hayden is currently a principal at the Chertoff Group and a distinguished visiting professor at the George Mason University School of Public Policy. He was also elected to the board of directors of Motorola Solutions in January 2011 and serves on a variety of other boards and consultancies. In 2013, the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) awarded Hayden the 29th annual William Oliver Baker Award. In 2014 he was the inaugural Humanitas visiting professor in intelligence studies at Oxford University in the United Kingdom.

The fundraiser, held at Quail Hollow Club, will feature a reception, dinner gala with speakers and entertainment, as well as live and silent auctions. The entertainment scheduled for the evening will be pop and country singer/songwriter Josh Kelley, 2011 winner of NBC’s The Voice Javier Colon, and Top Ten recording artist Steve Azar. The event begins with a cocktail reception and silent auction from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., followed by a dinner/program at 7:30 p.m. and wrapped up with a live auction and entertainment.

About The Quail Hollow Country Club

The Quail Hollow Country Club is Quail Hollow is a private, member-owned club. Quail Hollow Club hosts the PGA TOUR in Charlotte, North Carolina each year during May.

About SEAL – Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation

The SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation supports individual and family readiness through an array of programs specifically targeted to assist the Naval Special Warfare community in maintaining a resilient, sustainable, and healthy force in this era of persistent conflict and frequent deployments. SEALs ability to stay fit and focused determines the success of every mission; part of our job is to facilitate that focus by ensuring every Naval Special Warfare service member knows their family is, and will be, taken care of. Our motto is “Taking Care of THEIR families While They Protect OURS.”  Our Family Foundation programs include Family Graduation Dinners, Sisterhood Meetings, Family Resiliency Retreats, NSW Kids Programs to assist families with children with special needs, Bereavement Support, Family Readiness Group Grants, Emergency Assistance, and Wounded Warrior and Fallen Hero Family Support. For more information or to make a donation, visit sealorg.wpengine.com.

For more information about the sponsorship packages for the second annual fundraiser to benefit the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Family Foundation, visitwww.nswfamilyfoundationevents.com contact Alaine Bollinger at 619-344-0344, x706 or ABollinger@BDandH.com.

nswffGeneral Michael Hayden to Keynote 2nd Annual Fundraiser for SEAL–Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation on March 28th at Quail Hollow Club
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Renowned Golf Coach Hank Haney and Special Auction Package with San Francisco 49ers Legend Joe Montana HeadlineMarch 21 Scramble Golf Tournament at Del Mar Country Club’s Fourth Annual Fundraiser for SEAL–Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation

SAN DIEGO, CA — January 26, 2015 —Professional golf coach Hank Haney will provide a pre- tournament clinic and exhibition for all players, and a special Day of Golf package will be presented with San Francisco 49ers legend Joe Montana on March 21 at the Fourth Annual Golf Tournament and Gala Fundraiser for the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Family Foundation.

Recognized as one of the foremost authorities in the game and business, Hank Haney is best known for coaching golf champions Tiger Woods and Mark O’Meara, and working with celebrity golfers such as Charles Barkley and Ray Romano. The Day of Golf package with Joe Montana will be a featured auction item at the event, and will include a round of golf at the world renowned Del Mar Country Club, with lunch at the Club and personalized sports memorabilia. To learn more about the Day of Golf package with Joe Montana, contact Carol A. Tuller at 619-344-0344, ext. 715 or email delmarsealevent@gmail.com.

Philanthropist Madeleine Pickens, Event Co-Chair Dominique Plewes and The Del Mar Country Club have also announced that General Michael Hayden, former Director of the CIA and the National Security Agency, will be the keynote speaker at thefourth annual fundraiser, which is sponsored by American Airlines, Bumble Bee Foods, Corky’s Pest Control, John Matty Co., NAMMO, Kimmel Family Foundation, Pamplemousse Grilleand others. The gala event will thank Navy SEALs and their families for their military service, and honor fallen heroes. Last year’s event hosted 400 guests and raised more than $1.3 million.

The Del Mar Country Club fundraiser will feature a scramble golf tournament, a cocktail reception, dinner gala with speakers and entertainment, and live and silent auctions. The golf event begins with breakfast and registration from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., followed by the Scramble Golf Tournament at 10:30 a.m. A cocktail reception and silent auction will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the evening program and live auction at 6:30 p.m.

The Del Mar Country Club is one of the premier country clubs in Southern California. The club family owned and managed by Madeleine Ann Pickens, a golf enthusiast, businesswoman and philanthropist.  The daughter of renowned golf course architect, Bill Baker, she drew from her father’s mentoring and her European influences to develop the golf course and its magnificent landscaping surrounding a 55,000 square foot castle-like Clubhouse. The breathtaking property quickly turned into one of the finest country clubs in the country. Madeleine is currently developing Mustang Monument Eco-Resort and Preserve in Northeastern Nevada. For more information about both properties, visit: www.delmarcountryclub.com andwww.mustangmonument.com.

About SEAL – Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation

The SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation supports individual and family readiness through an array of programs specifically targeted to assist the Naval Special Warfare community in maintaining a resilient, sustainable, and healthy force in this era of persistent conflict and frequent deployments. With SEALs, their ability to stay fit and focused determines the success of every mission. Part of our job is to facilitate that focus by ensuring every SEAL knows his family is, and will be taken care of.  Our motto is “Taking care of THEIR family while they protect OURS.”  SEAL-NSWFF programs include Family Resiliency and Services, NSW Kids, Bereavement Support, Transition Assistance, Counter Deployment, Global Outreach, Emergency Assistance and Wounded Warriors. For more information or to make a donation, visit sealorg.wpengine.com.

For more information about the sponsorship packages for thefourth annual fundraiser to benefit the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Family Foundation, visitwww.supportourwarriors.org, or contact Carol Tuller at 619-344-0344, x715 ordelmarevent@gmail.com.

nswffRenowned Golf Coach Hank Haney and Special Auction Package with San Francisco 49ers Legend Joe Montana HeadlineMarch 21 Scramble Golf Tournament at Del Mar Country Club’s Fourth Annual Fundraiser for SEAL–Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation
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