USD and Warwick’s Present an Evening with Bestselling Author Admiral William H. McRaven

The University of San Diego’s College of Arts and Sciences in collaboration with Warwick’s Books will host the #1 New York Times bestselling author Admiral William H. McRaven who will be presenting his second book, Sea Stories: My Life in Special Forces.

His latest work follows the critically acclaimed first book Make Your Bed, which has sold over one million copiesThis new project sheds light on Admiral McRaven’s impressive 37-year career as a commander at every level of the U.S. Navy.  His last assignment as a Four-Star Admiral, was as Commander of all U.S. Special Operations Forces.

Admiral McRaven was instrumental in orchestrating some of the most famous missions in recent memory, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips and the raid to kill Osama bin Laden.  Sea Stories is action-packed, humorous, and full of valuable life lessons, a remarkable memoir from one of America’s most accomplished leaders.

Who:              Admiral William H. McRaven (U.S. Navy Retired)

What:             Discussing in conversation

When:            Wednesday, June 5, 2019       7:00 PM

Where:           University of San Diego – Shiley Theatre - 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110

About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. USD recently concluded our successful $317M Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represented the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.


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