San Diego Gathering 12-14 July 2022

Photo taken March 12, 2021 while the ship is pier side Naval Station, San Diego, CA.  CDR Andrew B. Koy (right) is relieved by CDR Shaun E. Dennis (left) becoming DDG-104’s tenth and current Commanding Officer.



*** Change of Command 2022 ***

Moored San Diego, California                                   Julian date: 193                                  Sunrise: 0550, Sunset: 1958

Tuesday – July 12 (Association Gathering)

Uniform of the day – Casual (reminder: it will be hot, so wear sunscreen)

1800-2200     USS STERETT Association host the Command Triad, the Perspective Executive Officer and the FY-2021 Sailors of the Year at the Island Club, NAS North Island.  NEPTUNE ROOM  Cocktails @ 1800 followed by dinner @ 1900.  Cash bar.  MAX allowed in 80. 

Directions to Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) visiting parking lot – take the Coronado Bay bridge towards Coronado Island.  Stay on Route 75 and go past Orange Ave – you are now on Third Street (one-way).  Stay on the left lane please.  Go past Alameda Blvd and right before entering NASNI you will see a plane on display on the left side.  Turn into the NASNI parking lot right before the plane.  Secretary Chuck Bond will be present to escort everyone to/from the Island Club!!!

Liberty call, liberty call…Liberty call for ALL change of command attendees to enjoy the evening!!!

Inport San Diego, California                                   Julian date: 194                                   Sunrise: 0550, Sunset: 1958

Wednesday – July 13 (Explore San Diego)

Uniform of the day – If visiting the USS MIDWAY long pants and closed shoes (No skirts or high heel shoes/ it will be hot, so wear sunscreen)

Liberty call, liberty call…Liberty call for ALL change of command attendees the rest of day in sunny san Diego!!!

Inport San Diego, California                                   Julian Date: 195                                   Sunrise: 0551, Sunset: 1957

Thursday – July 14 (Change of Command)

Uniform of the day – Business casual (reminder: it will be hot, so wear sunscreen)

1000     Change of Command at the COMTHIRDFLEET Compound at Point Loma – 3798 Electron Dr, San Diego, CA 92106 (by invitation only and RSVP is required to gain compound access).

August 15, 2018 – 2nd Vice President Chuck Bond, the Commander of Destroyer Squadron ONE CAPT Warren Cupps, new Commanding Officer CDR Sean P. Lewis, outgoing Commanding Officer CDR Claudine E. Calouri, CAPT Richard P. Genet, USN (Ret.), and Officer-at-Large Burton Dietz.  Not pictured were Tom Jacobsmeyer and Rick Allard

October 17, 2019 at the Bali Hai – sitting left to right is James “JJ” Jennings, Frank and Michelle Ludwig, and Isabel and Rick Allard.. Standing is President Chuck Bond and Vice President Burton Dietz

October 18, 2019 – standing left to right is Vice President Burton Dietz, President Chuck Bond, Eugene “Gene” Bailey, James “JJ” Jennings, Robert “Bob” Peterson, Rick and Isabel Allard, Michelle and Frank Ludwig, and Shannon Crawford.  Sitting is Debbie Sterett and her father Larry – lots of smiley faces!!!

March 12, 2021 – Vice President Burton Dietz, new Commanding Officer CDR Shaun E. Dennis, CAPT Eugene “Gene” Bailey USN (Ret.), and outgoing Commanding Officer CDR Andrew B. Koy – truly all a Forever Dauntless bunch!!!

Liberty call, liberty call…Liberty call for ALL change of command attendees to enjoy the rest of you port visit!!!


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