Posted by: arbeam | September 5, 2018

Sep 11: Luncheon Speaker Captain Michael Lockwood, Commanding Officer University of Washington NROTC

The September Luncheon Speaker is Captain Michael Lockwood Professor of Naval Science, Commanding Officer University of Washington and Seattle University NROTC.

The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (Navy ROTC) Program was established in 1926 to provide a broad base of citizens knowledgeable in the arts and sciences of Naval Warfare. The program provided an opportunity for young men to undertake careers in the naval profession. In the beginning, there were six Navy ROTC units located at the University of California at Berkeley, Georgia Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, University of Washington, and Harvard and Yale Universities.

Captain Lockwood was born and raised in Rochester, New York, and is a 1991 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology where he earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He was commissioned via NROTC.

He has served at sea as Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans (N3/N5), GEORGE WASHINGTON Carrier Strike Group; Commanding Officer, Assault Craft Unit ONE; Chief Staff Officer, Destroyer Squadron NINE; Executive Officer, USS O’KANE (DDG 77.  Captain Lockwood has completed nine deployments to the Western Pacific and Middle East, supporting Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, SOUTHERN WATCH, DAMAYAN, and RESTORE HOPE.

He holds a MS in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University, and an MS in Applied Physics from the Naval Postgraduate School. His decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, as well as other personal and unit level awards and citations.

Our social hour begins at 11AM with the meeting starting at 11:45 in the Bangor Conference Center, Trident Ballroom, Naval Base Kitsap, Bangor.

For lunch registration, please call Realty Station at 360 377-5699 ASAP.

  • For members without base access, processing can take some days. We will take that job on if you call.
  • When registering provide your name as it appears on your Driver’s License and date and city of birth.
  • Members without an Enhanced Washington Drivers license will need to be escorted onto the base.

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