We were sent the following press release from WWE:
The Navy UDT-SEAL Museum Announces Muster Keynote Speaker
Fort Pierce, Fla. – October 13, 2015–The Navy UDT-SEAL Museum has announced their primary speaker for the 30th Annual Muster and Music Festival Weekend. Thaddeus Bullard, also known as WWE® Superstar Titus O’Neil, will deliver the keynote address for the festive and commemorative event.
“We are grateful to welcome Mr. Bullard as our keynote speaker,” said Rick Kaiser, Executive Director of the Navy SEAL Museum. “His unwavering patriotic commitment to our military and positive influence in the community makes him a compelling advocate for the cause.”
“My content of character is a constant reminder of what is truly important to inspire others,” said Thaddeus Bullard, also known as WWE Superstar, Titus O’Neil. “Nobody’s character is higher than that of the individuals who make up our Navy SEAL teams, and I am truly honored they have entrusted me with this humbling opportunity.”
The Museum will host the Muster and Music Festival November 6-8, Veterans Day Weekend. The celebration begins Friday evening with a cash bar happy hour and live music. Saturday commences with an early morning 5K beach run, followed by an afternoon of special guest speakers, including Bullard, and several SEAL capabilities demonstrations on Museum property. Entry into the facility is included. This family friendly venue will showcase the SEAL parachute team, the Leapfrogs; the K-9 tactical team; and additional enemy apprehension displays. More than 10,000 spectators are anticipated to attend.
For more information about the Navy SEAL Museum and the 30th Annual Muster and Music Festival Weekend, please visit: www.navysealmuseum.org.
About Thaddeus Bullard
After playing football for the University of Florida and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Bullard joined WWE as Titus O’Neil and became a fixture on WWE’s flagship programming Monday Night Raw and SmackDown. Since his debut with WWE in 2012, Bullard has made an impact in and out of the ring as a business and family man, motivational speaker, youth counselor, and coach. Additionally, he participates in WWE’s numerous community outreach programs, including “Be a STAR”, WWE’s anti-bullying campaign, as well as initiatives to support literacy, the U.S. military, Special Olympics, and Susan G. Komen. Earlier this year, Bullard was named Celebrity Dad of the Year at the MEGA Dad Awards, receiving more votes than actors Stephen Amell, Vin Diesel, and Ashton Kutcher, and soccer stars David Beckham and Kaká.
About World Wrestling Entertainment
Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programing reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide in 25 languages. WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 over-the-top premium network that includes all 12 live pay-per-views, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library, is currently available in more than 175 countries. For additional information, visit: www.wwe.com.
About The Navy SEAL Museum
The National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum is the only museum dedicated solely to preserving the history of the U.S. Navy SEALs and their predecessors. Located in Fort Pierce, Florida, the Museum resides on the training grounds of the original Navy combat divers, the Frogmen. Built to honor the men who served with fortitude and ingenuity, the Navy UDT-SEAL Museum first opened its doors on Veterans Day in 1985. From humble beginnings, the facility has experienced tremendous growth, achieving national statue in 2007. The main objective of the Museum remains the promotion of public education by providing the opportunity to explore the history of the Navy SEALs through interactive exhibits, while honoring the fallen at the
SEAL Memorial and caring for those warriors’ families through Trident House Charities. With an extensive collection of artifacts, equipment, weaponry, and vessels, the newly remodeled Museum draws tens of thousands of visitors annually.