United States Naval Reserve
A little known military asset, the US Naval Reserve provides critical support to it’s active duty Navy counterparts. Since the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001 the Naval Reserve has mobilized more than 73,000 Reserve Sailors. Specifically 73,349 Reserve Sails provided tens of thousands of “boots on the ground”support in Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa. All in support of the Chief of Naval Operations tenant of “Warfighting First!”.
Today, more than 20,000 Naval Reserve Sailors – about one third of the Navy Reserve Component – is providing fully integrated global operational support to fleet and combatant commanders at any time.
Captain Jeff McIrvin, USN
Commander, Navy Region Northwest
Reserve Component Command Everett
Captain Jeff McIrvin, USN will be the Keynote Speaker atour next dinner event dinner event which will be held at the Bellevue Red Lion Hotel on Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 1800 – 2100. As Commander of Navy Region Northwest Reserve Component Command Everett Captain McIrvin is responsible for 3,600 Naval Reserve Personnel located in the states of Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Montana, Idaho North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa.
Richard Anderson, President of Seattle Seafair will give his annual presentation and update on the 2017 Seattle Seafair
You can register for our dinner by going to our website, www.lakewashnlus.org or by using the attached announcement and registration form.