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Luncheon - The Continuing Mission of Our Coast Guard in the Pacific

  • San Francisco Italian Athletic Club 1630 Stockton Street San Francisco, CA, 94133 United States (map)

VADM Jody Breckenridge, USCG (Ret.)

VADM Jody Breckenridge, USCG (Ret.)

VADM Jody Breckenridge, USCG (Ret.)

During her career of service with the Coast Guard, Vice Admiral Breckenridge served as Commander of the Pacific Area and Defense Forces West, with responsibility for all Coast Guard operations across 73 million square miles of the Pacific, Arctic, and Antarctic Oceans. Her other flag assignments included Director of Strategic Transformation, where she guided the largest business practice and organizational change in the modern history of the Coast Guard.

Since her retirement from the Coast Guard in 2010, Vice Admiral Breckenridge has served as Chair of the Board of Directors for the San Francisco Water Emergency Transportation Authority, an operational ferry system serving the Bay Area and the only public transportation service in California with a legislatively-mandated disaster response role. Breckenridge also serves as Vice Chair of the San Francisco Fleet Week Association, Vice Chair of the Governor’s Military Council, and as a board member of several other military and veterans’ organizations.

Vice Admiral Breckenridge holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Virginia Tech University, a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Maryland, and a master’s degree in national resource strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. She is married with four children and lives in Pleasant Hill.


1130 - Gather and Greet
1200 - Call to Order
·       Pledge of Allegiance - CAPT Stan Ellexson
·       Grace – LCDR Art Curtis, Commandery Chaplain
·       Introduction of Flag Officers – Commandery Commander
·       Introduction of Guests - SF Companions
·       Medical Minute – CAPT Tom Snyder
·       Membership Report – RADM Tom Andrews
1215 - Announcements - SF Commander and Others
1220 - Lunch
1300 - Guest Speaker – VADM Jody Breckenridge, USCG (Ret.)
1325 - Raffle
1330 - Adjourn

Earlier Event: December 9
Pearl Harbor Day Memorial Dinner
Later Event: February 4
Luncheon - The Capture of the U-505