SNA West Coast Symposium 2014

By Edward Lundquist
Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Surface Navy San Diego Symposium will focus on operations, programs and people

The Surface Navy Association will hold its annual West Coast Symposium at Naval Station San Diego on August 21.  The event will be held on the waterfront at Pier 2.

Deputy Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, U.S. Central Command Rear Adm. Jim Loeblein will describe the dynamic maritime operational picture in the U.S. Fifth Fleet area of responsibility.  Closer to home, Vice Adm. Kenneth Floyd will share his views on the recently completed RIMPAC exercises around Hawaii and the west coast.

Rear Adm.  Jim Kilby, who recently took command of the newly established Naval Surface Warfare Development Center, will provide the Navy’s vision of tactics for the future.

Capt. John Fuller, will provide an update on the littoral combat ship (LCS) mission modules.  Fuller is the deputy director for LCS on the Navy’s Surface Warfare Directorate (OPNAV N96).

Capt. Randy Garner, the commander for the LCS Squadron (LCSRON 1), will provide an operational status report for LCS as they join the fleet in larger numbers.

Capt. Gene Black provides the personnel perspective from his position as the head surface warfare officer detailer at the Navy Military Personnel Command in Memphis, Tenn.  Navy Total Force/ Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education Fleet Command Master Chief April Beldo will discuss future manning and personnel programs.

The closing keynote address will be delivered by Commander Naval Surface Forces Vice Adm. Tom Rowden.

A number of sponsors and exhibitors will display their products and services.  A reception will be held at the conclusion of the symposium in the exhibitor’s tent.

Information and registration for the 2014 SNA West Coast Symposium can be found at https://www.navysna.org/WESTCOAST2014/Index.htm.

The Surface Navy Association (SNA) (www.navysna.org) promotes greater coordination and communication among those in the military, business and academic communities who share a common interest in Naval Surface Warfare and to support the activities of Surface Naval Forces.

SNA is an Association at the center of Surface Warfare that provides for its members support, programs and activities which enable professional growth, personal satisfaction and camaraderie.
 

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