Posted by: arbeam | June 23, 2017

Jul 11: Luncheon Speaker Vadm Bruce McDonald

Bruce MacDonald is a retired United States Navy Vice Admiral who last served as the 40th Judge Advocate General of the United States Navy from July 2006 to August 2009. Prior to that, MacDonald served as the Navy’s Deputy Judge Advocate General and Commander, Naval Legal Service Command from November 2004 to July 2006. Over his 31 year Navy career, he served in numerous operational and international law assignments, both at home and abroad.  He retired from the Navy in October, 2009.

Vadim’s presentation is particularly timely in view of the recent USS Fitzgerald Collision. His presentation is entitled “Leadership and Teamwork: A Case Study – USS GREENEVILLE Collision with the Japanese M/V EHIME MARU”. Admiral MacDonald was the Counsel for the Investigating Officer for the incident and has many insights, especially the leadership aspects.

In March, 2010, MacDonald was appointed to the Senior Executive Service by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and served for three years as Convening Authority for the Office of Military Commissions.  He joined Applied Technical Systems, a data analytics, management and software development services company, in April 2013, where he served as its President and Chief Executive Officer until June 2016.

MacDonald graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.  He received his degree of Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in 1987 and his Master of Laws degree from Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1992.

Location is the Bangor Conference Center, Trident Ballroon, NBK, Bangor. Doors open at 11:00, Lunch begins at 11:30

Registration: Call Realty Station at 360 377-5699 for your lunch registration. Please call before May 2.

Members without base access – processing time can take weeks.

Please provide your name as it appears on your ENHANCED drivers license or US passport, your city and date of birth.

Members without enhanced WA Drivers License or passport need to be escorted by a member with base access.




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