Events

EVENTS

Gary has lectured internationally for over 25 years and enjoys talking with people about the Cold War, U-2 Incident, and the need to honor veterans and preserve Cold War history for future generations. Below is a list of current speaking engagements. If you would like to book this dynamic speaker for your next corporate or social event please contact us.

2019

  • January 9 – Life Time Learning Institute, Annandale, VA
  • January 25 – National Archives, Washington, D.C. (Rescheduled Date Pending Due To USG Shutdown)
  • January 30 – Life Long Learning Institute, Midlothian, VA
  • January 31 – The Little Bookshop, Midlothian, VA
  • February 2 – Private Organization, Henrico, VA
  • February 4 – Lockheed Martin, Fort Worth, TX
  • February 9 – Barnes & Noble, Midlothian, VA
  • February 17 – Barnes & Noble, New Town Shops Williamsburg, VA
  • February 20 – Barnes & Noble, Oakview Mall Omaha, NE
  • February 27 – Adams State University, Alamosa, CO (Master’s US History Thesis Defense)
  • February 27 – Public Lecture, Adams State University, Alamosa, CO
  • February 28 – Student Lecture, Adams State University, Alamosa, CO
  • March 3 – Barnes & Noble, College Station, TX
  • March 5 – George H. W. Bush Presidential Library, College Station, TX
  • March 6 – Westminster, Austin, TX
  • March 7 – The Headliners Club, Austin, TX
  • March 7 – Texas Military Forces Museum on Camp Mabry, Austin, TX
  • March 8 – Randall AFB, San Antonio, TX
  • March 11 – Student Lecture, Virginia Commonwealth, University, Richmond, VA
  • March 12 – Institute of World Politics, Washington, DC
  • March 13 – Central Intelligence Retirees Association (CIRA), Ashburn, VA
  • March 13 – Georgetown Clinical Society, Washington, DC
  • March 19 – Eurasia Center, Washington, DC
  • March 20 – Sun City Carolina Lakes / American Legion 250, Indian Land, SC (Residents Only)
  • March 22 – Tall Tale Book Store, Atlanta, GA
  • March 22 – Central DeKalb Senior Center, Decatur, Georgia
  • March 22 – Private Lecture, Atlanta, GA
  • March 25 – Golden Spike Lodge No. 6 Free and Accepted Masons, Ogden, UT
  • March 28 – Utah State University, Logan, UT
  • March 29 – Utah Military Academy, Riverdale, UT
  • April 1 – Historical Society, Amelia Island, FL
  • April 4 – Bay Village, Sarasota, FL
  • April 4 – St. Mark’s Church, Venice, FL
  • April 5 – Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College, St Petersburg, FL
  • April 5 – Royal Palms of Largo, Largo, FL
  • April 8 – 11 – The Benjamin School, West Palm Beach, FL (Visiting Scholar)
  • April 12 – Treasure Coast CIRA, Jensen Beach, FL
  • April 14 – The Villages, FL
  • April 15 – Live Oak Public Library, Live Oak, FL
  • April 17 – Compass Pointe Retirement Community, Leland, NC
  • April 18 – LULU, Morrisville, NC
  • April 26 – Windsor Meade, Williamsburg, VA
  • April 29 – Covenant Woods, Mechanicsville, VA
  • May 1 – Private Cold War Tour of Washington, DC
  • May 7 – Army Navy Club, Washington, DC
  • May 8 – Vienna Rotary Club, Vienna, VA
  • May 11 – Grand Opening of the International Spy Museum, Washington, DC
  • May 13 – Civil Air Patrol, Roanoke, VA
  • May 16 – Ruritan Club, Powhatan, VA
  • May 21 – Private Spy Tour of Washington, DC
  • May 22 – National History Honor Society, Clover Hill High School, Midlothian, VA
  • May 22 – VFW Post 7916, Lost Black Cat Movie Screening, Occoquan, VA
  • May 23 – George C. Marshall Foundation, Lexington, VA
  • June 5 – Holman Middle School, Glen Allen, VA
  • June 5 – Woodlake Community Association, Midlothian, VA
  • June 6 – Brandermill Men’s Club, Midlothian, VA
  • June 9 – The Cold War Museum, Vint Hill, VA
  • June 13 – South East Pennsylvania Cold War Historical Society, Warminster, PA
  • June 15 – Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Udvar Hazy Center, Dulles, VA
  • June 16 – The Columbia Inn at Peralynna, Columbia, MD
  • June 21 – Williamsburg Regional Library, Williamsburg, VA
  • June 23 – Roanoke County Public Library, Roanoke, VA
  • July 19 – Mohnton VFW, Mohnton, PA
  • July 22 – Rotary Club of New Richmond, New Richmond, WI
  • July 22 – Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater, MN
  • July 23 – Deer Park Public Library, Deer Park, WI
  • July 23 – St Croix Falls Public Library, St Croix Falls, WI
  • July 24 – Oshkosh Masonic Lodge 27, Oshkosh, WI
  • July 25 – 27 – EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh, WI
  • August 3 – AMRAD Radio Club, Fairfax, VA
  • August 3 – Bailey’s Crossroads Rotary Club, Falls Church, VA
  • August 4 – Private Tour of International Spy Museum, Washington, DC
  • August 4 – Private Spy Pilot Lecture, Old Town Alexandria, VA
  • August 7 – James River Rotary Club, Midlothian, VA
  • August 11 – Ford Family Reunion, Bluestone Dam, WV
  • August 12 – Barnes and Noble at Tysons Corner Center, Tysons Corner, VA
  • August 13 – Old Town Fairfax Library, City of Fairfax, VA
  • August 14 – Crystal City Rotary, Crystal City, VA
  • August 18 – 2019 Pandemic RG Region 2 Mensa, Dulles, VA
  • August 26 – Virginia State University, Chesterfield, VA
  • August 27 – Glen Allen Rotary Club, Glen Allen, VA
  • September 11 – CIRA Central Virginia Battlefield Chapter, Lake of the Woods, VA
  • September 11 – Freedom Museum at Manassas Airport, Manassas, VA
  • September 12 – Australian Embassy, Washington, DC
  • September 14 – 25th Infantry Division Association, Virginia Beach, VA
  • September 18 – Historic Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood, MD
  • September 20 – Occoquan VFW / POW MIA Recognition Day, Occoquan, VA
  • September 24 – Private Tour of Navy Yard and Navy Cold War Gallery, Washington, DC
  • September 26 – Rockbridge Regional Library, Lexington, VA
  • October 1 – Brandermill Woods, Midlothian, VA
  • October 2 – Private Spy Tour of Washington, DC
  • October 9 – Two Rivers Country Club, Williamsburg, VA
  • October 10 – Lawrenceville Rotary Club, Lawrenceville, VA
  • October 14 – Roanoke Rapids Rotary Club, Roanoke Rapids, VA
  • October 24 – Army Navy Country Club, Arlington, VA
  • October 27 – East Tennessee Historical Society, Knoxville, TN
  • October 29 – Washington International Club, Washington, DC
  • October 30 – Private Pentagon Tour and Old Guard Caisson Tour
  • November 13 – Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • November 13 – Mukwonago Community Library, Mukwonago, WI
  • November 16 – National Atomic Testing Museum, Las Vegas, NV
  • November 18 – Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
  • November 20 – Embry-Riddle University, Prescott, AZ
  • November 22 – National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Alburqueque, NM
  • November 26 –Powhatan Masonic Lodge, P
  • December 3 – McLean Rotary Club, McLean, VA
  • December 5 – Life Long Learning, Midlothian, VA
  • December 7 – Private Spy Tour Of Washington, DC
  • December 15 – Manassas Museum, Manassas, VA

2020

  • January (Date TBD) – Private White House Tour, Washington, DC
  • January 22 – Meadowbrook Retirees Association (RAMS), Richmond, VA
  • January 30 – Brookdale Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
  • February 4 – University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
  • March 7 – Planes of Fame Air Museum, Chino, CA
  • March 11 – Location TBD, Mammoth Lakes,CA
  • March 12 – Skunk Works, Palmdale, CA
  • March 13 – Coronado Historical Association, San Diego, CA
  • March 15 – Coronado Public Library, San Diego, CA
  • March 16 – San Diego Air & Space Museum, Docent Talk, San Diego, CA
  • March 17 – Encinitas Coastal Rotary Club, Cardiff, CA
  • March (Date TBD) – March Airfield Museum, Riverside, CA
  • March (Date TBD) – Historical Society of Pomona, Pomona, CA
  • March (Date TBD) – Cypress College, Cypress, CA
  • March 20 – Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory, Book Talk, Rancho Mirage, CA
  • March 20 – Palm Springs Air Museum, Bridge of Spies Movie Screening, Palm Springs, CA
  • March 21 – Palm Springs Air Museum, Lecture, Palm Springs, CA
  • March 22 – Museum of Flying, Santa Monica, CA
  • March 23 – California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA
  • March 25 – California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA
  • March 26 – Association of Former Intelligence Officers, LA Chapter, Los Angeles, CA
  • March 28 – Commemorative Air Force Southern California Wing, Camarillo, CA
  • April 4-6 – (Tentative) Jacksonville, FL and Orlando, FL
  • April 7 – Bay Village, Sarasota, FL
  • April 9 – Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
  • April 13 – Palm Beach Pundits, West Palm Beach, FL
  • April 15 – The Villages, The Villages, FL
  • April 16 – The Rotary Club of The Villages, The Villages, FL
  • April 16 – George E. “Bud” Day Flight 61 Order of Daedalians, Walton Beach, FL
  • April 17 – Newnan Historical Society, Newnan, GA
  • April 22 – Private Spy Tour of Washington, DC
  • April 23 – Fairfax Retired Educators Associaiton, Fairfax, VA
  • April 24 – Vienna Wireless Society, Vienna, VA
  • April 28 – May 15 (Tentative) – Vienna, Austria – Prague, CZ, – Berlin, Germany
  • July 30 – Private Pentagon Tour and Old Guard Caisson Tour
  • November 12 – Private Spy Musuem Visit
  • September 19 – Falling Star (Corona Satellite) Reunion, Honolulu, HI
  • September (Tentative) – Pacific Aviaiton Museum, Honolulu, HI
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