President’s Update July 2017

  1. The CO of the USS Frank Cable (AS-40), Captain Jeff Farah USN, will give the luncheon presentation on July 12th about the current submarine service.
  2. Don’t forget about the last annual “BGO Recognition” BBQ hosted by Butch Bewick and Jack Kohl on Saturday July 29th.
  3. As mentioned in last month’s meeting announcement, there will be no August luncheon meeting, but there will be a Council meeting on August 5th.
  4. At the September meeting, Col Steve Easterday, USMCR (Ret), the president of the Portland Council of the Navy League and Gary Piercy of the Navy League’s USS Portland (LPD27) Commissioning Committee will provide an update on the plans for the commissioning of the USS Portland in April 2017.  They will also give us information about how our chapter can assist with that evolution.