Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Council Navy League of the US

Mar 10: Luncheon Speaker CDR Michael Yesunas, CO Naval Magazine Indian Island

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Our March 10 Luncheon Speaker will be Commander Michael Yesunas, Commanding Officer Naval Magazine Indian Island.

Naval Magazine (NAVMAG) Indian Island’s mission is to provide ordnance-related support including receipt, storage, issuance, and inspection to the Pacific Fleet and the joint services. NAVMAG Indian Island is the only deep water ammunition depot on the West Coast. They are responsible for the joint transfer shipment of ammunition between the five branches of the military services.

Their Ammunition pier is equipped with the Navy’s largest container crane, capable of lifting 89,600 lbs. The crane rail system allows multiple loading and offloading evolutions for two ships at the same time. The pier is Aircraft Carrier capable.

Cmdr. Michael Yesunas graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1995 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in English. After completion of advanced Helicopter Training, he earned his wings of gold in October 1997. Yesunas most recently served as the Commander of Provincial Reconstruction Team Kunar, Afghanistan from February to November 2012. He assumed command of Naval Magazine Indian Island in March 2013.

Our social hour will begin at 11 am; opening will be at 11:45 followed by lunch. Location is the Bangor Conference Center, Trident Ballroom, NBK, Bangor.

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 March 3

Members with out access; processing time takes weeks.

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