NNOA Logo Contest

NNOA Logo Contest

COMPETITION OVERVIEW

The National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) is inviting members and non-members to participate in a NNOA Logo Contest.  The winning Artist will be awarded a Lifetime Membership and one 2022 Symposium registration to participate in all the events July 26-29 at our 50th Anniversary Symposium, in Annapolis, Maryland.

As we celebrate 50 years past and begin a new decade, our logo should represent NNOA’s objectives of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our sea services, and that we are “stronger together”.  If you think that our current logo still represents

The deadline to submit entries is March 5, 2022. Logo submissions will be posted online at www.nnoa.org/logo/vote March 7-15, 2022, for voting. The winning logo will be revealed on our Facebook page March 19, 2022..

PROCESS

  • Proposed designs should:
    • Work well both horizontally and vertically
    • Look as good on a large banner as on a bookmark
    • Capture the spirit of NNOA
    • Include the name “NNOA” or “National Naval Officers Association” somewhere in the design
    • Designs with two to five colors that also look good in black and white are ideal

SUBMIT DESIGNS

DATES AND DEADLINES

  • November 1 – Competition Launch / Registration opens
  • March 5 – Deadline for submission Due by Midnight PST
  • March 7-15 – eVoting at www.nnoa.org/logo/vote
  • March 19 – Winner Announced

CNA’s Inclusive National Security series, on September 10

The final FY21 event in CNA’s Inclusive National Security series, on September 10. The series is an initiative dedicated to fostering discussions on inclusivity in national security among the community of national security professionals who are exploring the implications of structural biases in their work. Please find additional information below, including a link to register.

Dear Colleague,

We are excited to invite you and your network to our September #InclusiveNatSec event: Racism and National Security on September 10th from 1:00-2:15pm EDT. This event, which will be held via Zoom, will feature keynote speaker Dr. Keisha Blain, Associate Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh, co-author of the New York Times Bestseller Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019, and co-author of The Charleston Syllabus.

Dr. Blain is an award-winning historian of the 20th century United States with broad interests and specializations in African American History, the modern African Diaspora, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She has published extensively on race, gender, and politics in both national and global perspectives.

The event will be moderated by Dr. Pauline Shanks Kaurin, Stockdale Chair in Professional Military Ethics at the US Naval War College.

Please follow the link below to register. After submitting your RSVP, you will receive a confirmation with login details for the event. This event will be recorded and available to access online.

RVSP here: https://cnaconfops.typeform.com/to/Vpxjn66f
Please reach out with any questions to InclusiveNatSec@cna.org.

2021 Lone Sailor Awards Program

2021 Lone Sailor Awards Program

2021 Lone Sailor Awards Program
Register Today!

Watch the LIVE broadcast on September 23rd at 7:00 PM ET

The 2021 Lone Sailor Awards Program honors Sea Service veterans who have excelled with distinction in their careers during or after their service. Registration is open, so sign up now to join this prestigious event!

WHAT: Lone Sailor Awards Program

WHEN: Thursday, September 23, 2021, 7 PM Eastern

WHERE: www.lonesailor2021.com

BPM Global 100 Leading Black Professionals

BPM Global 100 Leading Black Professionals

The BPM Global 100 Leading Black Professionals recognition is an integral element of Black Professionals Month. BPM will select 100 leading black professionals worldwide with substantial accomplishments, significant leadership, and positive impact within their organization and industry. This recognition is based on professional merit and is NOT fee-based.

There are two (2) categories of recognition for the BPM Global 100 Leading Black Professionals:

  • Seasoned Leaders: Highly accomplished black professionals over age 40 in senior leadership roles with broad and deep scopes of responsibility that contributes
    significantly to the organization’s success
  • Emerging Leaders: Highly talented and upwardly mobile black professionals between 25-40 who have demonstrated extraordinary potential for achieving senior leadership roles and becoming luminaries in their profession

Deadline for nominations is September 12.

BPM Nomination Overview

https://drive.google.com/file/d/18ALAuoea7xvSaAZLX9goiKloB76y7uir/view?usp=sharing

 BPM NOMINATION FORM LINK

https://zfrmz.com/1TpyItVbKRrmu7Ff4F8J

Vice Admiral Edward Moore, USN Retired receives the Laurel Wreath Award

Vice Admiral Edward Moore, USN Retired receives the Laurel Wreath Award

NNOA Life Time member Vice Admiral Edward Moore, USN Retired has been selected to receive the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity’s highest award, the Laurel Wreath Award.  The Laurel Wreath is bestowed to members of Kappa Alpha Psi who have demonstrated extra-meritorious achievements that are national or international in scope.  VADM Moore has been a mentor, coach and advocate to many of us in NNOA.

On behalf of the members of NNOA, I send our most sincere Bravo Zulu to VADM Moore for this most significant recognition.

S.M. Harris, RADM USN Retired/President NNOA