Posted by: arbeam | November 25, 2014

Dec 9: Luncheon Speaker Captain Mark Geronime Commanding Officer of NAVFAC Northwest

The December Luncheon will be our Annual Business Meeting and Election of Officers for 2015. 

Capt Mark GeronimeThe December 9 Luncheon Speaker will  be Captain Mark Geronime, Commanding Officer of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Northwest, located in Silverdale WA.  NAVFAC Northwest manages the planning, design, construction, contingency engineering, real estate, environmental programs and Public Works covering six states; Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Alaska.

The Captain will give us an update on the Explosive Handling Warf (the largest MILCON project in the Navy), progress on the build-up of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, and other construction projects around the region.

CAPT Geronime qualified in submarines onboard  USS Indianapolis  (SSN 697) in Pearl Harbor Hawaii. After lateral transfer into the Civil Engineer Corps he has served in various assignment around the world including  a deployment to Operation Enduring Freedom in 2006 as an Individual Augment (IA) to Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan. His last position was as the Facilities Investment Branch Head at OPNAV N46 from 2012-2014. He assumed his current position as Commanding Officer of NAVFAC Northwest in July 2014.

CAPT Geronime is qualified in Submarines and Seabee Combat Warfare. He is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps and completed the Executive Development Program at Wharton School of Business in 2012. He is a Certified Energy Manager and registered Professional Engineer in the state of Oregon. His personal awards include the 2006 SAME Moreell Medal, Legion of Merit, Joint Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy Commendation Medal (four awards) and Navy Achievement Medal (three awards).

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


  • Please call Evergreen Transfer & Storage at 360 674-2762 for your lunch registration. Please call at your earliest convenience.
  • Cut off for reservations is December 2
  • Please give your name as it appears on your driver’s license.
  • Spell your name to help make certain that it will be correct on the  gate access sheet.
  • If you do not have base access, you will need to provide your date of birth.

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