Fw: James A. "Sandy" Winnefeld, Jr., NORTHCOM aboard Hornet on 6 April at 1130
- ----- Original Message -----From: Don HaleSent: Thursday, March 17, 2011Subject: Fw: ADM Sandy Winnefeld, NORTHCOM aboard Hornet on 6 April at 1130
--- On Thu, 3/17/11, Thomas F Brown III wrote:
From: Thomas F Brown IIISubject: ADM Sandy Winnefeld, NORTHCOM aboard Hornet on 6 April at 1130
Date: Thursday, March 17, 2011Friends,Passing on an invitation to join us for this special luncheon on the Hornet Museum on Wednesday,6 April at 1130. ADM Winnegeld spoke at last year's Tailhook Symposium Banquet and his talk was impressive and very well received.Hope to see you there. With best wishes, TomP.S. Feel free to pass this invite on to others who might be interested in visiting the Hornet and meeting ADM Winnefeld. TB----- Forwarded Message ----
From: TomSent: Sun, February 13, 2011 12:11:50 PM
Subject: NORTHCOM aboard Hornet
Greetings all you Naval Aviation supporters.
You will not want to miss this next luncheon. Another four star!!!!
I hope you realize how lucky we all are to have such great guest speakers. Let’s all show up and prove that the Bay area is still a strong Navy supporter.
Admiral James A. "Sandy" Winnefeld, Jr.
Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and
Commander, United States Northern Command
Admiral Winnefeld graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology and received his commission from the Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps program. He subsequently served with three fighter squadrons flying the F-14 Tomcat and as an instructor at the Navy Fighter Weapons School.
Winnefeld’s unit commands at sea include Fighter Squadron 211, USS Cleveland (LPD 7), and USS Enterprise (CVN 65). He led Enterprise through her 18th deployment, which included combat operations in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom immediately after the terrorist acts of Sept. 11, 2001. As commander, Carrier Strike Group Two/Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, he led Task Forces 50, 152, and 58 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and maritime interception operations in the Arabian Gulf. His most recent command tour was as commander, United States 6th Fleet, commander NATO Allied Joint Command Lisbon, and commander Striking and Support Forces NATO.
His shore tours include service in the Joint Staff Operations Directorate (J-3), as senior aide to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and as executive assistant to the vice chief of naval operations. As a flag officer he served ashore as director, Warfare Programs and Transformational Concepts, United States Fleet Forces Command and as director of Joint Innovation and Experimentation at United States Joint Forces Command. He most recently served as the director for Strategic Plans and Policy (J-5) on the Joint Staff.
Winnefeld’s awards include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal, and five Battle Efficiency awards.
Updated: 26 July 2010