Posted by: arbeam | September 2, 2015

Sep 8: Luncheon Speaker Radm Michael Sharp Chairman USS Washington Commissioning Committee

Michael SharpOur September 8 Luncheon speaker will be Radm Michael Sharp, Chairman USS Washington (SSN-787) Commissioning Committee. The USS Washington. The State of Washington has been honored by the naming of the Navy’s newest submarine after the State. USS Washington started construction in 2011 at Newport News Shipyard, VA, and is expected to be commissioned in late 2016. She is the fourtenth of the Virginia class submarines and the third ship named for the state.

Rear Admiral Sharp was the Commanding Officer, USS San Francisco (SSN 711).  Rear Admiral Sharp served as the Program Executive Officer, Mine and Undersea Warfare, Vice Commander, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and as the Chief Engineer for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition. Rear Admiral Sharp was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal upon retirement after 30 years.

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.


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

  • Please call at your earliest convenience.
  • Cut off for reservations is Sept 2
  • Members without base access; processing time takes weeks.
  • Please give your name as it appears on your driver’s license.
  • Spell your name to make certain that it will be correct on the gate access sheet.
  • Provide your date of birth and city of birth.



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