Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Council Navy League of the US

Dec 8: Luncheon Speaker Captain John Deehr Commanding Officer NROTC Unit University of Washington

December 8 Luncheon Speaker: Captain John Deehr, Commanding Officer NROTC Unit University of Washington
The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC Program educates and trains qualified young men and women for service as commissioned officers in the Navy, the Navy Nurse Corps and the Marine Corps. It is the largest single source of Navy and Marine Corps officers. The NROTC Program was established in 1926. The original six NROTC units were at the University of California at Berkeley, Georgia Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, University of Washington, Harvard and Yale Universities.

Captain Deehr is a Surface Line Officer. He graduated from Kent State University in 1986. Following commissioning he served on USS Caloosahatchee (AO 98), USS Platte (AO186), and USS Essex (LHD2). Captain Deehr was the Executive officer on the USS Ogden (LPD 5) and had command of USS Germantown (LSD 42) and USS Peleliu (LHA 5).

Captain Deehr’s personal awards include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal; Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal; Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various campaign, unit, and service awards.

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.

Nomination of officers for 2016

The Council nominating committee proposes the following Slate of Officers for 2016.

President                        Tim Katona
First Vice President      Jerry Logan
Second Vice President  Robert Lamb
Secretary                          Cynthia Martin
Treasurer                         Dave Ellingson
Judge Advocate              George Rose
Toys for Tots
Bring an unwrapped toy to the December Luncheon