; Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class
Andrew Johnson, Naval Aviation
Warfighting Development Center
Junior Sailor of the Year.
; Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class
Joseph Hypes, Naval Munitions
Command Det. Fallon Junior Sailor
of the Year.
Other Sailors of the Year who
were recognized but not present
due to having transferred were: Air
Controlman 1st Class Matthew
Garza and Master-at-Arms 3rd
Class Alexandria Rios, both of
NAS Fallon; Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Tylan Ford, Naval
Aviation Warfighting Development
Center; Logistics Specialist 1st
Class Martha Mayoral, Strike
Fighter Wing Pacific Det.; and
Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class
David Morales, Naval Munitions
Command Det. Fallon.
The United Kingdom Council is
continuing its reactivation under acting President Steven Franck with a
successful dinner meeting in December at the Naval Club in Mayfair,
The guest speaker was Cmdr. Rob
Pedre, a member of the Directing
Staff of the U.K.’s Joint Services Command & Staff College.
This institution trains the top 20
percent of U.K. O- 5 officers, as well
as senior military officials from
around the world, including the
Pedre spoke on “The Challenges
for NATO to Effectively Deter
Russian Aggression,” a most timely
subject. He concentrated on asymmetric moves in the Baltic states,
especially Latvia, and a lively discussion ensued among the participants, which included the U.S.
naval attaché, the president of the
U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association in the U.K., and other interested parties from the defense
industry and civilian life. ;
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James H. Offutt, Chairman
NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENTS
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John Jay Donnelly
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & FIELD OPERATIONS
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MEMBERSHIP & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
STRATEGIC PLANNING & S TEM
NATIONAL JUDGE ADVOCATE
NATIONAL CORPORATE SECRETARY
Reverend Herbert Goetz
Rabbi William Kloner
STATEMENT OF POLICY
; We of the Navy League of the United
States stand for a strong America — a nation
morally, economically, and internally strong.
; We believe that the security of our nation
and of the people of the world demands a
well-balanced, integrated, mobile American
defense team, of which a strong Navy,
Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Merchant
Marine are indispensable parts.
; We support all Armed Services to the end
that each may make its appropriate contribution to the national security.
; We know that in a free nation an informed
public is indispensable to national security
and, therefore, we will strive to keep the
nation alert to dangers which threaten —
both from without and within.
; We favor appropriations for each of the
Armed Services, adequate for national security, economically administered.
; We oppose any usurpation of the Congress’s
constitutional authority over the Armed
; We urge that our country maintain world
leadership in scientific research and development.
; We support industrial preparedness, planning, production.
; We support efforts of our government to
achieve worldwide peace through international cooperation.
; We advocate a foreign policy which will
avoid wars — if possible; if not, win them!
John Jay Donnelly
J. Michael McGrath