This months lunch will be held on Thursday 21st June 18. Our speaker this month is Commander Neil (Nobby) Hall RN. Nobby is a serving Royal Navy Officer. His talk is titled “My South Atlantic Odyssey” and will be a tale of the Falklands War as seen from a Junior Naval Officer’s perspective. Nobby has had a fascinating career, including a sabbatical as a senior Police Officer. See his bio below,
Date: Thursday 21st June 2018
Venue: Special Forces Club, 8 Herbert Crescent, London SW1X 0EZ
Timings: Meet from 1230, Speaker at 1330, Lunch from 1415
Cost: £20 to include lunch, £10 for those not eating. Cash or cheque made payable to “Pegasus Network”.
Dress: Smart casual – no trainers
Guests: Please do feel free to bring guests along.
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Commander N J (“Nobby”) Hall is a serving Royal Navy Officer who has also spent a period of time as a Senior Police Officer. During a career that has spanned forty four years, he has commanded ships and units in significant theatres of global conflict, enforcing international law, leading counter terrorism operations and co-ordinating large scale humanitarian and disaster relief operations.
During his Service as a Royal Navy Officer he has served in every type of surface warship from Patrol Boat to Aircraft Carrier, qualified as a Principal Warfare Officer & Information Operations Specialist and twice held Warship Sea Command. A Veteran of a number of Conflicts he served in the Falklands Islands War, twice in Northern Ireland during “The Troubles”, the Persian Gulf Tanker War, the First Gulf War, the Balkans, and the Relief of Sierra Leone
During his Sabbatical as a Police Officer he held Sea Command of a Police Marine Unit and a Police National Coast Guard. As an Assistant Commissioner of Police in a British Overseas Territory, he was responsible for the strategic security and law enforcement management of the region facing significant challenges in countering organised criminal gangs and managing critical incidents arising from natural disasters and irregular migration.