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                          2016 Events 
                     members, board members, and/or group trips

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.

May 18 - 28th Annual Richmond Virginia Navy League Golf Outing main fundraiser,
               The Hollows CC, Montpelier, VA.   Golf page      Golf event report

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.

              Gravely Public Affairs Report    Event pictures

Aug 26  - NL group bus trip: Friends & family day sail on USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50).

                general info/sign-up here   Trip Cancelled by Navy Aug 23

Sep  9 - NL bus trip: Blue Angels Air Show Oceana NAS.  Info & sign up
    Trip Report

Oct  12  - Annual Richmond Virginia Navy League Sea Services luncheon.

                USS GRAVELY Commanding Officer Ted Carlson. Info & sign up   Event report

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


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