Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Council Navy League of the US

Dec 13: Luncheon Speaker Capt Chris M Kurgan, CO NavFac Northwest


The December 13 Luncheon Speaker will be Captain Chris Kurgan, 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.

Captain Kurgan was commissioned through the NROTC program in 1990, and reported onboard NAVFAC Northwest in July 2016.

Capt Kurgan served as Commodore of Naval Construction Group 1, Port Hueneme, CA.  He was Deputy Commander for Operations and Guam Program Manager at NAVFAC Pacific, Pearl Harbor, HI,  Commanding Officer, NMCB ONE THIRTY THREE, Gulfport, MS; Operations Officer, NAVFAC Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia, Naples, IT.

His education includes Executive Training Program, Kellogg School, Northwestern University, 2012; Masters of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2001; Bachelors of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1990; Professional Qualifications:  Seabee Combat Warfare, Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Ohio, Defense Acquisition Corps. His awards include the Legion of Merit (2 awards), Bronze Star (2 awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3 awards), Navy Commendation Medal (5 awards), Joint Achievement Medal (2 awards), Presidential Service Badge, 2004 Admiral Ben Moreell Medal, and Various Campaign and Unit Awards.

Location is the Bangor Conference Center, Trident Ballroom, NBK, Bangor.

Doors open at 11:00, Lunch begins at 11:30

Registration: Please call Evergreen Transfer & Storage at 360 674-2762 for your lunch registration. Please call before Dec 6.