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National Press Club Headliners Luncheon: Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough – D.C.
November 9, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EST$24 – $45
Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough will speak at a National Press Club in-person Headliners Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 9. McDonough will give a progress report on the state of America’s veterans in the lead up to Veterans Day on Nov. 11 and the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.
McDonough, nominated by President Biden and confirmed by the Senate on Feb. 8, previously served as President Obama’s chief of staff. During his time at the White House, McDonough helped lead the administration’s work on behalf of military families and Veterans.
Lunch will be served at12:30 p.m. Remarks begin at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $25 for National Press Club members and $45 for all other non-member tickets. For all ticketing-related questions, please email [email protected] Tickets must be paid for at time of purchase.
To submit a question in advance for the speaker, put VETERANS on the subject line and email to [email protected] The deadline for submitting questions in advance is 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.
Members, guests, and visitors are required to show proof of vaccination at the entrance to the Club. This can be a physical copy of your vaccination card, or a photo of it on your mobile device. If you cannot show proof of vaccination, you must show a recent negative COVID-19 test (within 48 hours). If you would prefer to upload your vaccination record in advance of the event, you can do so at www.press.org/vaxpass. To read more about Club safety measures, please visit https://www.press.org/safetyfirst