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770Invitation to hear the Chief of Naval Operations to Speak at Marines' Memorial, Thursday, 5 August at 6 pm

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  • Phelps Hobart
    Aug 3, 2010
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      Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2010 12:07 PM
      Subject: Invitation to hear the Chief of Naval Operations to Speak at Marines' Memorial, Thursday, 5 August at 6 pm

       

      You are invited to join us to hear Admiral Gary Roughead, the Chief of Naval Operations, speak, Thursday, 5 August at 6 pm in the Crystal ball room of the Marines’ Memorial Club.  See how to sign up below.

       

      MajGen USMC (Ret.)

      President and CEO

      Marines' Memorial Association

      415.673.6681

      Email: M2 at MarineClub dot com 

      Remarks by Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations, US Navy

      Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations, US Navy

       

      Event Details

      Admiral Roughead is a 1973 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and is the first naval officer to command both classes of Aegis ships, Destroyer and Cruiser, and is one of only two officers in history to command both US Naval fleets in the Pacific and Atlantic, where he was responsible for ensuring Navy forces were trained, ready, equipped and prepared to operate around the world, where and when needed. He also commanded Cruiser Destroyer Group 2, the George Washington Battle Group; and US 2nd Fleet/NATO Striking Fleet Atlantic and Naval Forces North Fleet East.

      Ashore, he has served as Commandant , United States Naval Academy, the Department of the Navy's Chief of Legislative Affairs, and as Deputy Commander of the US Pacific Command. Among the Admiral's many awards include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, and various unit and service awards. Now serving as one of the US Navy's highest ranking officials, Admiral Roughead joins the Council to discuss the US Navy's global influence and the emerging security environment.

      Hosted by the World Affairs Council of Northern California in partnership with the Marine's Memorial Association.

      Check-in: 5:30 PM, Program: 6:00 PM

      Advanced registration is recommended for guaranteed seating. However, pre-registration is not required and walk-ins on the day of this program are welcome.

      Further reading on this topic:

       “A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower”  presented by the Chief of Naval Operations and the Commandants of the US Marine Corps and US Coast Guard at the International Seapower Symposium in Newport, RI, October 17, 2007

       "Combating Maritime Piracy", by Stephanie Hanson, Council on Foreign Relations Backgrounder, January 7, 2010

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      MajGen USMC (Ret.)

      President and CEO

      Marines' Memorial Association

      415.673.6681

      Email: M2@...