2016 Events - Richmond Virginia Council Navy League
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2016 Year-at-a-glance (partial list)
Monthly - 2nd Tuesdays, Feb-Dec: Richmond Virginia Navy League Board Meeting 1400.
preceded by optional Marine League HHS lunch & speaker 1130.
Jan 14 - Annual Richmond Virginia Navy League Business Meeting & Dinner, Willow Oaks CC.
Guests of honor: CDR Christina Dalmau and crew of the USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).
Feb 26 - NL bus trip: USS WASP (LHD 1). NS Norfolk . Trip report
Feb 29 - Sailor of Year planning meeting at NOSC with CDR Jaeger.
Mar 5 - Sea Cadets Annual Awards Ball. See their website for year-long activities.
Mar 23 - Annual Richmond Virginia Navy League Spring Luncheon, Willow Oaks CC.
Speaker Capt Scott Robertson, USS NORMANDY (CG 60). Trip Report
Mar 28 - USCGC NORTHLAND & Capt Ryan, Portsmouth - deployment check & crew gifts.
Apr 16 - Sailor of Year presentation Naval Recruiting Center
Apr 28 - NL bus trip: Military Sealift Command (MSC) ships: The hospital ship USNS
COMFORT was still in repairs, so we toured the USNS WATSON (T-AKR-310) at
Newport News, and USNS BRUNSWICK (T-EPF-6) at Little Creek. Trip report
May 7 - 26 NJROTC and MCJROTC awards ceremonies, Richmond area high schools.
May 10 - Community Salutes/Blue Star Families. Henrico Co reception for newly enlisted.
June 10 - Ft. Lee Change of Command ceremony.
June 23 - NL group bus trip Marine Corps National Museum, Quantico. Trip report
July 8 - USCGC NORTHLAND Change of Command ceremony. Portsmouth.
July 13- USS GRAVELY return from 7-month deployment. NS Norfolk.
July 15 -Change of Command ceremony attended by Alan Palmer, Milton Owens, Joy Mullins.
Oct 12 - Annual Richmond Virginia Navy League Sea Services luncheon.
Oct ? - Naval History & Heritage Command Collection Management Facility. Delayed- Jan 2017?
Oct ? - NL bus trip: Commissioning GERALD R. FORD (CVN- 78) at NNS. Delayed- March 2017?
Nov 4 - USS CARTER HALL ( LSD 50) Change of Command ceremony.
Dec - Year end: total of 1820 Care Packages sent to forward-deployed personnel.
Dec 7 - Annual & 75th anniversary Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony,
Richmond Virginia Navy League presiding, Virginia War Memorial. Info & sign up