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Rear Admiral Michael Giorgione - "Inside Camp David"

Rear Admiral Michael Giorgione - "Inside Camp David"

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:30pm PDT

7812 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037

On Wednesday, October 25th at 7:30pm Warwick's will host Rear Admiral Michael Giorgione to discuss and sign his new book Inside Camp David. Rear Admiral Michael Giorgione, CEC, USN (Ret.), graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1981 and served for twenty-nine years on active duty in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps. As well as serving as the Commander of Camp David from 1999 to 2001, Giorgione has worked under the White House Military Office (WHMO), the organization that also includes Air Force One, Marine One, the Military Aides, and other White House Military units. This event is free and open to the public.  Reserved Seating is available when the book is pre-ordered from Warwick's for the event. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed. Please call the Warwick's Book Dept. (858) 454-0347 for details.

Deep in the woods, up miles of unmarked road lined with towering oak trees, sits an intensely private and fascinating complex that serves as the presidential family retreat: Camp David. Purposely hard to find and invitation-only, this exclusive and elusive campground situated in the Catoctin Mountains has only been visited by a select few, while the rest of us have been left to wonder, “What is it really like?”

That is the question Rear Admiral Michael Giorgione, CEC, USN (Ret.), aims to answer with Inside Camp David: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat. A former Camp David Commander, Giorgione served under both President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush. Combining first-person anecdotes of the presidents and their families with years of storied history and interviews with commanders past and present, Giorgione reveals the intimacy between the First Family and this notable sanctuary. Timed to the 75th anniversary of the camp, Inside Camp David is the first-ever insider account of this historic retreat.