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2017 Annual Texas Commandery Banquet and Fleet Admiral Nimitz Award Presentation

  • Houston Racquet Club 10709 Memorial Drive Houston, TX, 77024 United States (map)

The Texas Commandery of the Naval Order Annual Banquet and Nimitz

Leadership Award presentation will be on Saturday, 18 FEB, 2017

at the Houston Racquet Club,

10709 Memorial Drive Houston, Texas

All companions and their guests are invited and urged to attend.

General Michael Hagee, USMC (Ret) will receive on behalf of

Captain Norman “Dusty” Kleiss, USN (Ret/Deceased)


2016 Nimitz Leadership Award


A no-host cocktails reception period, i.e., pay as you go, will begin at 1830.

Dinner will commence at 1930 followed by the presentation of the 2016 Nimitz Leadership Award and remarks by General Hagee. 


A.           Chicken Piccata – sautéed, served on a bed of herb rice pilaf; seasonal vegetables; lemon caper compound butter; cost - $ 55 per person

B.           Shrimp and Crab – four jumbo shrimp stuffed with jumbo lump crab meat dressing, served with roasted sweet potato puree and steamed broccoli, finished with choron sauce; cost - $ 66 per person

C.          Sea Bass – sautéed, served on a bed of wild mushrooms with balsamic glazed young onions, scallop soufflé potatoes, finished in champagne beurre blanc; cost - $ 70 per person


Warm Center Cake

Warm liquid Chocolate Center Cake, served with Chocolate Rum Sauce and topped with Vanilla Ice Cream

Please make your reservations by completing the attached form and forwarding with payment to LT Steven Howell, USNR (Ret), TCNOUS Treasurer, 1836 Norfolk Street, Houston, TX 77098; C – (713) 822-0363E-Mail:

Reservations, with payment, are due to LT Howell NLT Monday, 13 February 2016.

DRESS: Dinner Dress/Mess Dress Blues, Tuxedo, Business Suit

Earlier Event: December 3
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony