Aviation Machinist’s Mate 1st
Class Jay Ferrer, Officer Recruiter
of the Quarter, is the leading petty
officer in his command. He has four
Navy/Marine Corps Good Conduct
Medals, has participated in two
Western Pacific tours and works in
the 32nd St. recruiter office.
The sponsor of the awards congratulated the awardees and thanked
the Navy League for all it does to
help the sea service members. Each
recipient received an engraved
plaque, a Certificate of Appreciation
and a “dining out” gift card. n
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of the United States
2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22201-5424
James H. Offutt
NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENTS
FIELD OPERATIONS (YOUTH)
CORPORA TE & MEMBERSHIP
SEA SERVICES (SEA SERVICE LIAISON,
PLANNING (INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS,
TRAINING (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)
NATIONAL ASSISTANT TREASURERS
NATIONAL JUDGE ADVOCATE
NATIONAL DEPUTY JUDGE ADVOCATES
NATIONAL CORPORATE SECRETARY
CHAIRMAN, NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS
Reverend Herbert Goetz
Rabbi William Kloner
2013-2014 NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL
Philip L. Dunmire
Albert J. Baciocco Jr.
Evan S. Baker
Daniel B. Branch Jr.
Calvin H. Cobb Jr.
Joanne S. Crown
John H. Dalton
Richard J. Danzig
Fred Davidson III
Timothy O. Fanning
Morgan L. Fitch Jr.
Albert H. Friedrich
James S. Gracey
Alfred M. Gray Jr.
Thomas B. Hayward
Albert J. Herberger
James L. Holloway III
Paul R. Ignatius
Hansford T. Johnson
Paul X. Kelley
William C. Kelley Jr.
Jack M. Kennedy
Robert E. Kramek
Charles R. Larson
Sanford W. McDonnell
J. Michael McGrath
Sheila M. McNeill
J. William Middendorf II
Carl E. Mundy Jr.
John A. Panneton
John M. Rau
J. Paul Reason
Leighton W. Smith Jr.
John J. Spittler
R. James Woolsey
STATEMENT OF POLICY
n We of the Navy League of the United
States stand for a strong America — a nation
morally, economically, and internally strong.
n 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
n We support all Armed Services to the end
that each may make its appropriate contribution to the national security.
n 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.
n We favor appropriations for each of the
Armed Services, adequate for national security, economically administered.
n We oppose any usurpation of the
Congress’s constitutional authority over the
n We urge that our country maintain world leadership in scientific research and development.
n We support industrial preparedness, planning, production.
n We support efforts of our government to
achieve worldwide peace through international
n We advocate a foreign policy which will
avoid wars — if possible; if not, win them!
From the left, Seattle Council member
and National Director Thomas Jaffa
and President Dan Neilsen present
Capt. Jose L. Jimenez, commanding
officer of Coast Guard Cutter Mellon,
and Rear. Adm. Richard T. Gromlich,
commander of the 13th Coast Guard
District, with a certificate of adoption
of the cutter during the council’s Sea
Services Luncheon at the Bell Harbor
Convention Center in Seattle, July 25.
The Sea Services Luncheon hosted
and honored Sailors, Marines and
Coast Guard men and women from
the Seattle Council’s adopted units
and other local commands, as well as
representatives from the Royal