NPC Headliners Luncheon: Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro Feb 21

Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro will speak Feb. 21 at a National Press Club Headliners luncheon. Wharton Club members & guests are invited!

Del Toro, who presides over the Navy’s $210 billion budget, has said he wants to secure the training and equipment to ensure naval readiness and to address security challenges, including China’s naval ambitions, climate instability and COVID-19’s ongoing impact.

Thisdel_toro_yt_thumb in-person event begins with lunch in the Club ballroom at 12:30 p.m. Remarks begin at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m.

Wharton Club Members: Tickets cost $45/person.  Tickets must be paid for at time of purchase. No refunds unless event is cancelled.

Del Toro, whose family fled Cuba in 1962, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and was commissioned as a Surface Warfare Officer in 1983 and served 22 years in the US Navy. He retired at the rank of Commander. He has served as Secretary of the Navy since Aug. 9, 2021.2358

  • Wharton Club Members:
    • Lifetime & President's Club Members: You may purchase tickets for yourself and up to 3 guests:
    • Other Wharton Club members: May purchase ticket for yourself and one guest
  • Tickets cost $45/person for you and your guests. They include a full luncheon (inclduing tax and tip and the program. We hope to have a Wharton Club table. Tickets must be paid for at time of purchase.


12:30PM - 2:00PM Tue 21 Feb 2023, Eastern timezone


National Press Club, Ballroom
529 14th Street NW 13th Floor
13th Floor, DC 20045 USA

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