Good National Navy League participation this year. Past Presidents Sheila McNeill and Mike McGrath attended as did current National President Jim Offutt. Former Florida Region President Bill Dudley and his wife attended as did current Florida Region President Skip Witunski. Area President Chris Paddock also attended. The there were many VIP guests. The main speaker was Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff ADM James Winnefeld. Medal of Honor recipient Tom Kelly was an honored guest. Here is his Medal of Honor citation.
Council President Tim Rocklein with National Navy League President Jim Offutt
Council President Tim Rocklein with ADM McRaven, SOCOM Commander
Council President Rocklein conversing with Tom Kelly
Joe Daigneault with ADM McRaven
St. Germains and Rockleins attended from Sarasota-Manatee Council