Lt. General Michael T. Flynn, Author of the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, Ingram, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon Bestseller, “The Field of Fight: How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam and Its Allies” and Native Rhode Islander, will speak and present his winning strategy in Newport, RI on Monday, August 22, 2016.

Back on July 9th, there were several reports that Donald Trump was “seriously considering a retired general” for his Vice President running mate, the person was Retired Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn.

The public is invited to attend a National Security Briefing and Book Signing by Lt. General Michael T. Flynn, author of the, “The Field of Fight: How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam and Its Allies,” Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the La Forge Casino Restaurant, 186 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI.

This event is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Pre-registration is recommended but not required.  To pre-register, log onto  

Upon entry, there will be a sign in table where you’ll receive your copy of the book.  If you choose not to pre-register, books will be available on-site at the full price of $26.99, so pre-register today to receive a $5 discount!  If you have already purchased the book, and would like to attend, Lt. General Michael T Flynn will be doing a book signing after his presentation. Presentation to begin promptly at 7:00pm! Book signing to occur before and after. There will be a cash bar along with passed hors d’evours. ALL proceeds from book sales will benefit Lucy’s Hearth and URI ROTC Program.

“We could lose this war; in fact, right now we are losing,” said Lt. General Michael T Flynn. “I wrote this book for two reasons: 1) To show you a war is being waged against us and 2) To lay out a winning strategy.

General Flynn grew up in Middletown, RI and graduated from Middletown High School. He is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island ROTC program with a Bachelor of Science degree in management science, and earned three master’s degrees during his 33-year career in the U.S. Army, retiring in 2014 as Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and Senior Military Intelligence Officer in the Department of Defense. General Flynn is the recipient of two honorary doctorates from the Institute of World Politics in Washington, DC and the University of Rhode Island.  In 2015, he founded Flynn Intel Group, an international intelligence and cybersecurity consulting firm. To stay up-to-date with his activities, media interviews and commentary, follow him on Twitter, @GenFlynn, or visit his website

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).