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MISSION

To preserve, promote, celebrate and enjoy our Nation's Sea Service history and heritage. To accomplish this we will:  

  • Commemorate American Sea Service Heroes and important historical events,
  • Encourage the study of Naval History through writing, speaking and educational events,
  • Preserve Sea Service historical artifacts, documents and monuments, and
  • Promote Camaraderie among our Companions and members of similar organizations

San Francisco contact email is commander.sf.nous@gmail.com

ABOUT OUR COMMANDERY

  • Commandery Commander is Captain Tom Snyder, Medical Corps, USN, Retired. Email: commander.sf.nous@gmail.com.
  • Luncheon Meetings: first Monday of every month (except holidays) at 11.30, at San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton St.
  • Two formal dinners each year
    • Annual Midway Night Celebration - for 2017 on 3 June at the Marines' Memorial Club, 609 Sutter St, San Francisco. By invitation only.  Dinner Dress White Jacket uniform or equivalent. Contact COL Allan Cruz at allanfpcruz@aol.com
    • Pearl Harbor Memorial Dinner and Change of Command - for 2017 on 3 December at the University Club, 800 Powell St, San Francisco. Our keynoter is RADM Tom Cropper, USN (Ret.), President of California Maritime Academy. Contact CAPT Snyder for details at commander.sf.nous@gmail.com
       

UPCOMING LUNCHEON DATES AND SPEAKERS 

Mondays, 11:30 at SF Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA (unless otherwise noted)

9 January 2017 - Whitney Olson  Topic: California History Day

6 February 2017 - CDR Amy Hunt  Topic: Navy Operational Support Center, San Jose

6 March 2017 - Professor James Armstead, U.S. Naval War College (Ret)

3 April 2017 - Chuck Myers  Topic: USS HORNET & the Doolittle Raid (75th Anniversary)

1 May 2017 - Author Jack Cheevers, former Los Angeles Times reporter  Topic: USS Pueblo Story

5 June 2017 - SGM (CA) Dan Sebby, Curator, California State Military Museums  Topic: Maritime Rgmt, Cal State Military Reserve

10 July 2017 - RADM Doug Moore  Topic: A U.S. Navy SITREP

7 August 2017 - LCDR Leo Leonard, USN  Topic: Tales of a Navy Hoover Fellow

11 September 2017 - Dianne Levy  Topic: The Maritime Heritage Project

9 October 2017 - OFF-SITE VENUE: USS HORNET, Alameda  Topic: Fleet Week Ship COs (to be invited)

6 November 2017 - RADM Todd Sokalzuk, USCG  Topic: CGC MCCULLOCH

4 December 2017 - Open conversation

(Updated 28 July 2017 by TLS/slk)