RADM Richard Camacho
, USN (Ret.) was unanimously elected today as Chairman of the National Ship Repair Coalition
's Executive Committee.
As Chairman of the Executive Committee, Camacho is the ship repair industry's leading national spokesman.
"I'm honored to serve in this capacity," said Camacho after his election. "The ship repair industry plays a vital role in protecting US
national security. I look forward to working with the Administration, Congress, and Navy to insure that our military has the resources needed
to meet its security obligations."
Camacho is Senior Vice President of Business Development at United States Marine
Repair where he is responsible for directing preparations
of technical and cost proposals for all USMR shipyards. His Navy career spans over 30 years and includes assignments as Commander of the Naval
Shipyards in Charleston, South Carolina, and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The National Ship Repair Coalition is the leading national trade organization for the U.S. ship repair industry. It is the only trade
group that exclusively represents ship repair interests. Its members include Newport News Shipbuilding, NORSHIPCO, Southwest Marine, NASSCO,
Continental Maritime, Earl Industries, Moon Engineering, PacShip, Marine Hydraulics Int?l, Tecnico, Pacific Shipyards Int'l, and other leading companies.
The National Ship Repair Coalition is dedicated to improving fleet readiness and national security, enhancing the safety and quality of life of US sailors, and building and maintaining a strong and vibrant private sector ship repair industry.