Posted by: arbeam | January 23, 2013

February 12 Luncheon Speaker: Captain Beverly A. Havlik USCG

Capt Havlik USCGCaptain Havlik serves as the Commanding Officer of CGC HEALY in Seattle, WA. CGC HEALY’s primary mission is to support scientific research in the high latitudes. In January 2012, CGC HEALY engaged in the nation’s first-ever winter domestic icebreaking mission in Alaskan waters to escort a Russian flagged tanker vessel (RENDA) to deliver 1.3 million gallons of fuel to Nome, AK. The transit required HEALY to break over 800 miles of sea ice while maneuvering in close proximity to the vessel.

The Icebreaker That Could: USCGC Healy Leads Way for Russian Tanker

Captain Havlik has served in five other Coast Guard cutters, including: CGC POLAR SEA in Seattle, WA; CGC SUNDEW in Duluth, MN; CGC PEA ISLAND in Mayport, FL; CGC GENTIAN in Atlantic Beach, NC; and CGC MARIPOSA in Detroit, MI. She participated in icebreaking operations in the Great Lakes and mid-Atlantic region, as well as migrant interdiction in the Caribbean islands during Operations Able Manner and Able Vigil.

Her assignments ashore include: Planning and Force Readiness Division at the 5th District in Portsmouth, VA; Aids to Navigation and Waterways Management Branch at the 14th District in Honolulu, HI; Project Resident Office for construction of the JUNIPER and KEEPER Class buoy tenders in Marinette, WI; and Administration Division at Training Center Petaluma, CA.

Captain Havlik is a 1987 graduate of Officer Candidate School in Yorktown, VA. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management, from the University of Northern Iowa. Her military decorations include two Meritorious Service Medals, four Coast Guard Commendation Medals, the Department of Transportation 9-11 Medal, three Coast Guard Achievement Medals, and the Commandant’s Letter of Commendation, and two Arctic Service Medals. She is a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

The Coast Guard Cutter Healy escorts the Russian-flagged tanker Renda 250 miles south of Nome Jan. 6, 2012. The vessels are transiting through ice up to five-feet thick in this area.

The Coast Guard Cutter Healy escorts the Russian-flagged tanker Renda 250 miles south of Nome Jan. 6, 2012. The vessels are transiting through ice up to five-feet thick in this area.

Doors open at 11 am and program begins at 11:45 at the Bangor Conference Center-Trident Ball Room.

Lunch Registration!

Please call Evergreen Transfer & Storage at 360 674-2762 for your lunch registration. Please call at your earliest convenience. Cut off for reservations is Feb 5.

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  • Cut off for reservations is February 5, 2013
  • Please give your name as it appears on your driver’s license.
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  • If you do not have base access, you will need to provide your date of birth.
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