Past Club Events - 2008-2010
Featuring over 15,000 square feet of event space able to accommodate up to 650 people, Marines Memorial Club is ideal for sophisticated Union Square events, galas, receptions, dinners and more. From festive celebrations to educational lectures to guest speakers, our Marines’ Memorial Theatre is the perfect venue for events in San Francisco. Browse the video archive below to view past events and watch footage from each event.
- Marine Corps Birthday Ball: General Peter Pace – November 13, 2010
- San Francisco Fleet Week – October 7-12, 2010
- Marines’ Memorial Video – 2010
- George P. Shultz Lecture Series: Dr. Robert M. Gates – August 12, 2010
- Marine Corps Birthday Ball: General James N. Mattis – November 7, 2009
- Meet the Author Program: General Tony Zinni – August 18, 2009
- George P. Shultz Lecture Series: General David Petraeus – July 9, 2009
- George P. Shultz Lecture Series: Honorable Eric K. Shinseki – June 22, 2009
- Marine Corps Birthday Ball: Ambassador Lee Armitage – November 8, 2008
- George P. Shultz Lecture Series: Admiral Michael Mullen – September 23, 2008
Marine Corps Birthday Ball: General Peter Pace
November 13, 2010
To celebrate the 235th Anniversary of the United States Marine Corps, the Marines’ Memorial Association hosted the Annual Marine Corps Birthday Ball. The 2010 Marine Corps Birthday Ball featured guest of honor General Peter Pace, former Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, along with musical performers and a cake cutting ceremony.
San Francisco Fleet Week
October 7-12, 2010
As hundreds of thousands arrived to San Francisco Fleet Week 2010, the largest such gathering in more than twenty years in The City, Marines’ Memorial Club honored the dedication to duty and sacrifices of the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. Disaster preparedness training was conducted, along with fun events like softball tournaments and free concerts.
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2010 Memorial Service
Following our mission to educate, commemorate, and serve, Marines’ Memorial Club hosted an event on Memorial Day to honor and remember Corps members both past and present.
George P. Shultz Lecture Series: Dr. Robert M. Gates
August 12, 2010
The Marines’ Memorial Association in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Northern California continued The George P. Shultz Lecture Series with guest speaker Dr. Robert M. Gates, 22nd Secretary of Defense.
Marine Corps Birthday Ball: General James N. Mattis
November 7, 2009
Celebrating the 234th anniversary of the U.S. Marine Corps, the 2009 Marine Corps Birthday Ball features remarks from guest of honor General James N. Mattis, United States Marine Corps Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command. After the ceremony, guests enjoyed a cocktails and hors d’oeuvres reception then dinner and dancing.
Meet the Author: General Tony Zinni
August 18, 2009
Marines’ Memorial Club’s Meet the Author presented General Tony Zinni, the author of Leading the Charge: Leadership Lessons From the Battlefield to the Boardroom. Currently Chairman of the Board for BAE Systems’ American Company, General Zinni held numerous command and staff assignments throughout his service in the Marines Corps His awards include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Bronze Star with Combat “V” and gold star, and the Purple Heart.
George P. Shultz Lecture Series: General David Petraeus
July 9, 2009
At the time of the event, General David Patraeus was the 10th and current Commander, U.S. Central Command. He currently serves as Commander, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Commander, U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A)
George P. Shultz Lecture Series: Honorable Eric K. Shinseki
June 22, 2009
The George P. Shultz Lecture Series from the Marines’ Memorial Association and the World Affairs Council of Northern California proudly featured guest speaker retired U.S. Army General Eric K. Shinseki. He was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Marine Corps Birthday Ball: Ambassador Richard Armitage
November 8, 2008
Celebrating the 233rd anniversary of the U.S. Marine Corps, this birthday ball features remarks from Ambassador Richard Armitage, former Deputy Secretary of State, as well as musical tributes and a message from General James T. Conway. Guests enjoyed the ceremony followed by a reception, dinner and dance.
George P. Shultz Lecture Series: Admiral Michael Mullen
September 23, 2008
Established shortly after the events of 9/11, the George P. Shultz Lecture Series brings prominent military and civilian leaders to the Marines’ Memorial Theatre to speak on national security issues. Admiral Mullen was sworn in as the 17thChairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and serves as the principal military advisor to the President, the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council.