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MCAA Bransom Capital Squadron Dinner Season


Tickets available until 1200 on the Monday prior to each event


Army Navy Country Club

1700 Army Navy Drive

Arlington, Virginia 22202

2019 - 2020 DATES

5 December 2019 - Dinner at ANCC

9 January 2020 - Social at Blackwall Hitch

6 February 2020 - Dinner at ANCC

5 March 2020 - Dinner at ANCC

9 April 2020 - Dinner at ANCC


1730 - 1830   Cocktail Hour

1830 - 1845   Welcome & Invocation

1845 - 1945   Dinner

1945 - 2015   Keynote Speech

2030              Conclusion of Formal Program

Attire: Suit and Tie

April 2020 Featured Speaker

General David H. Berger, 

38th Commandant of the Marine Corps

General David H. Berger assumed the duties of Commandant of the Marine Corps on July 11, 2019. 


A native of Woodbine, Maryland, General Berger graduated from Tulane University and was commissioned in 1981. He commanded at every level – including a Reconnaissance Company; 3d Battalion, 8th Marines in Haiti during Operation SECURE TOMORROW; Regimental Combat Team 8 in Fallujah, Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. 


As a General Officer, he commanded 1st Marine Division (Forward) in Afghanistan during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM; I Marine Expeditionary Force; U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific/Fleet Marine Forces Pacific; and Marine Corps Combat Development Command. 


General Berger’s staff and joint assignments include serving as Assistant Division Commander of 2d Marine Division; policy planner in the Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, J-5; Chief of Staff for Kosovo Force (KFOR) Headquarters in Pristina, Kosovo; and Director of Operations in Plans, Policies, and Operations, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps; Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration. 


General Berger’s formal military education includes the U.S. Army Infantry Officer Advanced Course, U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and U.S. Marine Corps School of Advanced Warfighting. He holds multiple advanced degrees including a Master of International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. 

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General David H. Berger, 

38th Commandant of the Marine Corps

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