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June 30, 2016



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The Seattle Council Executive Committee met on 1/21/16 to plan for the upcoming NW Region Navy League Conference being held in Seattle March 11 to 13, 2016

NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT TOM JAFFA AND NATIONAL DIRECTOR DIANE JAFFA ATTENDED THE NAVY LEAGUE OAK HARBOR COUNCIL AWARDS & CHANGE OF WATCH DINNER ON 1/23/16.


Jaffas pictured here with Outgoing Council President, Butch Bailey;ND Barbara Bailey; NW Region President, Dick Devlin & incoming President, Steve Bristow (who worked with the Jaffas on several Seattle Fleet Weeks as the Navy Project Officer)


Tom Jaffa Addressing the Group as he gets ready to induct the 2016 Oak Harbor Council Leadership Team

New Council President, Steve Bristow reunites with the Jaffas his "oldest NL friends" who introduced him to NL when he was on active duty.


Tom Inducts the Oak Harbor Council Officers & Board

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ELECTION OF OFFICERS
Hello Supporters of Seattle Navy League!

During our SNL Board meeting on January 21, there was a unanimous vote endorsing the following slate of Officers and Board for 2016.

At our Monthly Social and Meeting at Paddy Coyne's (2801 Alaskan Way #103, Seattle) on January 28 from 4:30 to 7:00PM, we will be asking for a member vote of the following nominations:

President:Matt Miller
President-Elect:Jeff Davis
Secretary/Treasurer:Kyle Curtis
Chaplain:Lamont McDonald
Immediate Past President & Acting JAG:Dan Neilsen
EXCOM At Large:Diane Jaffa

Vice Presidents
Michele Bullock
Jeff Davis
Mark Haller
Tom Jaffa
Board Members
Lyn McClelland
Don Root
Dave Schiffman
Sheri Schiffman
Fred Smith
Steve Tripp

If you have any other write-in nominations, comments or votes, please respond to: communications@navyleagueseattle.org no later than Thursday, January 28, 2016.

The Seattle Council once again earned recognition as an Outstanding Council for 2014!  The Seattle Council was one of only 13 councils nationwide to receive the honor.  Great work to all those involved in making the Seattle Council the best in the nation!

Seattle Navy League August Monthly Social
The SNL August monthly social at Paddy Coynes was another great event attended by about 30 SNL, military, business and community leaders.

Famed author Marine Colonel Bruce Meyers was present and signing his latest book, "Reflections of a Grunt Marine: Memoirs of Bruce F. Meyers, Colonel of Marines"More...

Seattle Seafair Fleet Week 2015 Recap
Seattle Navy League was a proud sponsor and active participant in this year's Seattle Seafair Fleet Week events.  SNL Past Presidents & Council EXCOM members, Tom & Diane Jaffa once again served as Seattle Fleet Week Event Co-Chairs and were joined on the Fleet Week EXCOM by...  More...

Post Fleet Week Happy Hour
Seattle Navy League had a special Post Fleet Week Happy Hour at Paddy Coyne's on Thursday, August 6, 2015.  This event followed a Council meeting where Board members did a "hot wash" of the Fleet Week events.

Third Fleet Change of Command
Tom Jaffa (Navy League of the US - National Vice President, Co Chair - Seattle Fleet Week Events, VP, Seattle Council - Governance, Legislative, Public & Military Affairs (Sea Services Liaison) and Diane Jaffa (Navy League of the US - National Director, NW Region Vice President ) attended the change of command ceremony in San Diego on Friday July 24, 2015 where... More...

2015 Navy League National Convention
The Navy League National Convention was held in Tampa on June 16-21, 2015.  The Seattle Navy League was represented by Tom Jaffa, National Vice President and Seattle VP for Military, Legislative and Public Affairs and Diane Jaffa, National Director.  The Seattle Council won Outstanding Council award for the... More...

2015 Rose Festival
Navy League National VP, Tom Jaffa & National Director, Diane Jaffa joined Navy League National President, Jim Offutt and other NLUS leaders in Portland for Fleet Week Festivities at Rose Festival.  Tom & Diane have Co-chaired Seattle FleetWeek Events, as Seattle Navy League leaders, for 16 More...


On May 29, Seattle Navy League Board meeting was held and followed by our monthly social at Paddy Coyne's on Pier 70.  This month marked the one year anniversary of the monthly social event.  These events have facilitated new opportunities for businesses to work together on a common cause as well as getting to know other supporters of the Navy league's mission and building new friendships.  The food, drink and company are always good!


Seattle Navy League Board members (Dan Neilsen, Diane Jaffa, Don Root, Jim Gordon & Tom Jaffa).  Our guests were Dick Devlin, Navy League NW Regional President; Alan Beam, NW Coastal Area President; all pictured here with RADM Gromlich, Commander, 13th Coast Guard District; Chuck Lindsey, Command Master Chief; and CAPT Joe Raymond, Commander, Sector Puget Sound CDR Cliff Bambach, XO at Base Seattle; and CDR Eric Belleque, D13 External Affairs Chief.
On May 11, SNL was invited to a special tour of USCG Seattle facilities.  Guests started with lunch with RADM Gromlich and senior staff in the COHO room with briefs on Sector Puget Sound and USCG Base Seattle.  Members then toured three units including the Puget Sound Joint Harbor Operations Center and Cooperative Vessel Traffic Service, Station Seattle's small boats 45ft RB-M & 25ft RB-S, and finally the Coast Guard Cutter Healy.  The afternoon was very informative, as members learned about the valuable national security roles these units have.

WELCOME ABOARD! 

Greetings!  Thank you for your ongoing support of the Seattle Council's efforts to support the Sea Services, the Men and Women who serve and their Families.  Your support is important and appreciated.

The Navy League of the United States was founded in 1902 with the encouragement and personal funding of President Theodore Roosevelt.

The Navy League is unique among military oriented associations in that it is a civilian organization dedicated to the education of our citizens, including our elected officials and the support of the men and women of the sea services and their families.

You need not  have served in the military to be a member of the Navy League.

Please Come Join Us!

Thank you

Warmest Regards,

Tom Jaffa


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UPCOMING EVENTS

Anyone Is Invited To Our Navy League Monthly Social

4th Thursday Of Each Month
Paddy Coyne’s, Pier 70
2801 Alaskan Way #103, Seattle
206-737-8891
4:30PM-7:00PM

Come enjoy fellowship & discounted prices on delicious appetizers & drinks!


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Look For Our Upcoming Events To Include...
Jul/Aug: Fleet Week Events/Banquets
Nov: USMC/Navy Birthday