The National Security Roundtable

cordially invites its MEMBERS to a Cocktail Reception, Briefing & Discussion with

Captain Charles T. ("Chuck") Nash
U.S. Navy (ret)

"Terror on the High Seas: Maritime Challenges of the 21st Century"

Thursday, January 8, 2009
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Harmonie Club
4 East 60th Street
New York, NY


Captain Charles T. ("Chuck") Nash (ret) served for 25 years as an officer in the U.S. Navy, accumulating over 4,300 hours of flight time and 965 carrier landings on nine different aircraft carriers as a Naval Aviator. He served in a variety of command positions with Naval Operations at the Pentagon and U.S. Naval Forces Europe, including Head of the Strike/Anti-surface Unit Warfare and Air to Air/Strike Support sections on the staff of Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, DC; Executive Assistant to the Deputy Commander in Chief, US Naval Forces Europe, London, UK; Commanding Officer, Strike Fighter Squadron One Three Seven; and Operations Officer, Commander Carrier Airwing Thirteen. Capt. Nash also served in shore based staff assignments and in temporary liaison billets with U.S. and Foreign conventional and Special Operations Forces ashore in Turkey, Northern Iraq, and other international areas.

Captain Nash served on the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and on the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Expert Panel for the Supersonic Cruise Missile Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration, and was a sponsor and co-chairman of the OPNAV High Speed Strike Information Day, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (JHAPL). He is Founder and President of Emerging Technologies International Inc. (ETII), a company focused on understanding military requirements and searching out and identifying high leverage, emerging technologies that can be inserted quickly and inexpensively into tools for the U.S. military. Prior to that, Captain Nash served as Vice President, Emerging Technologies Division, Santa Barbara Applied Research in Washington DC.

Captain Nash appears frequently on FOX News as a FOX News Military Analyst, as well as on the U.S. State Department sponsored Arabic language satellite television channel “Al-Hurra”, and on local and regional radio stations across the U.S., including Radio America Network, Canadian Broadcasting’s flagship morning program, "The Current," and others.