The Navy Memorial is reaching out for you to join them for their next critical discussion with the Honorable Kenneth J. Braithwaite, 77th Secretary of the Navy, on Wednesday, October 28th at 1:00pm ET.
Here are five things you may not know about Secretary Braithwaite:
- • He served as commanding officer of Navy Reserve Fleet Combat Camera Atlantic, Naval Air Station Willow Grove
- • He was assigned to U.S. Joint Forces Command and tasked with standing up a new expeditionary capability for combatant commanders
- • He served as the first commander of Joint Public Affairs Support Element – Reserve and was deployed to Pakistan following the devastating earthquake in 2005
- • He served as the first Vice Chief of Information and was the Navy Reserve liaison and advisor to the Chief of Information in his final Navy assignment
- • He is most proud of having received the Navy Unit Commendation as part of the USS Guadalcanal Amphibious Readiness Group off Beirut, Lebanon