Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Council Navy League of the US

Oct 14: Luncheon Speaker Rdml Jeffrey Ruth, Commander Navy Region Northwest

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This Month’s luncheon Speaker is Rdml Jeffrey Ruth, Commander Navy Region Northwest. This year the Navy is celebrating its 239th birthday on October 11th. We are honored to have Rdml Ruth help us celebrate.

Commander, Navy Region Northwest provides consolidated base operations support for Navy activities in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Alaska. The Commander oversees the assigned shore organization and provides facilities and space management, exercise coordination, and support to homeported and transient ships, submarines, and aircraft as well as afloat and ashore tenants, military and family members.

Ruth served as commanding officer of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) from 29 March 2012 until 8 July 2014. He also commanded the Rooks of VAQ-137 (October 2003- March 2004) and the U.S. 6th Fleet’s flagship, USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), which is homeported in Gaeta, Italy (August 2010 – September 2011).

Ruth’s other fleet assignments include a division officer tour with the Bountyhunters of VF-2 (June 1989 – April 1992) where he flew 43 combat missions in support of Operation Desert Storm, and a department head tour with the Patriots of VAQ-140 (January 1998 – August 2000) where he flew 40 combat missions in support of Operation Allied Force. Additionally, he served as navigator aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) (March 2005 – June 2006) and executive officer aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) (March 2008 – December 2009).

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

Registration:

Please call Evergreen Transfer & Storage at 360 674-2762 for your lunch registration. Please call at your earliest convenience.

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