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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 sfnouscommander@gmail.com

ABOUT OUR COMMANDERY

  • Commandery Commander is Mr. John McKnight, MM2N, USN, Veteran. Email: sfnouscommander@gmail.com.

  • Luncheon Meetings: first Monday of every month (except holidays) at 11.30, at San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton St.

  • A formal dinner each year

    • Pearl Harbor Day Memorial Dinner - for 2018 on 9 December at the University Club, 800 Powell St, San Francisco. Our special keynote speaker was RADM Peter W. Gautier USCG, Commander Eleventh Coast Guard District. Click here to view additional details or contact Colonel Allan F.P. Cruz USMC (Ret.) by phone (925) 899-3488 or email allanfpcruz@aol.com

UPCOMING LUNCHEON DATES AND SPEAKERS 

Normally the first Monday of the month, 11:30 a.m. at San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco, California (unless otherwise noted).
$40 per person

8 October 2018 OFF-SITE VENUE: USS HORNET, Alameda, RADM Cedric Pringle  Topic: Expeditionary Strike Group Three; Fleet Week

5 November 2018 - COL Brendan Kearney, USMC (Ret) Topic: Navy/Marine Corps Presence in the Bay Area

3 December 2018 - John J. Geoghegan  Topic: West Coast Submarine Attacks During WWII

7 January 2019 - VADM Jody Breckenridge, USCG (Ret.) Topic: The Continuing Mission of Our Coast Guard in the Pacific

4 February 2019 - Robert McLaughlin Topic: The Capture of the U-505

4 March 2019 - CAPT. Scott Huseby M.D., USN (Ret.) Topic: Evolution of a Marine Expeditionary Surgical Field Hospital

(Updated 4 January 2019 by JAM/slk)