CLINTON — The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) has announced that 2006 Hamilton College graduate Nick Philippi will deliver the seventh annual General Josiah Bunting III Veterans Day lecture.
The lecture, “Reflections on Veterans Day,” will take place at the Kennedy Auditorium, room GO27, Taylor Science Center, Hamilton College, on Monday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m.
The event is open to the public, free of charge.
A private reception and dinner in Philippi’s honor will be held at the AHI, 21 West Park Row, Clinton, beginning at 4 p.m.
Philippi served nine years as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. He completed training in Quantico, Va., and at flight school in Pensacola, Fla., and was subsequently assigned to Camp Pendleton in San Diego, Calif.. He piloted the UH-IY helicopter during deployments to Southeast Asia and Afghanistan. Philippi left active duty in 2015 to attend MIT Sloan School of Management where he earned his MBA.
At MIT, he completed the Sloan Finance Track and was co-President of the Sloan Veterans Club and Sloan Ice Hockey Club. Upon graduating in 2017, Philippi joined Alex. Brown in Boston as a financial advisor. Although Philippi left active duty in 2015, he continues to serve as a reservist in the United States Marine Corps. He currently holds the rank of major and continues to pilot the UH-1Y once a month with his reserve squadron in New Jersey.