His commands included Carrier Air Wing Seven, Carrier Group Eight, the amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20), and the aircraft carrier Saratoga (CV-60). He also served as Commander, Naval Military Personnel Command, Chief of Naval Reserve, and Commander Naval Air Force, Atlantic Fleet.
Donations are needed to underwrite the costs of editing, proofreading, footnoting, indexing, and binding Admiral Dunn's oral history. Tax-deductible contributions of all sizes are appreciated. Those who donate $1,000 or more to the Dunn history will be acknowledged in the bound volume, in Proceedings , and at the Institute's Web site. Gifts can be mailed to the Naval Institute Foundation at 291 Wood Road, Annapolis, MD 21402, or made on-line at www.usni.org . For more information, contact Sue Sweeney at (410) 295-1054 or at [email protected] .
Welcome, Shannon Johnson!
We are delighted to announce that Shannon Johnson has joined the Foundation staff as manager of corporate and foundation relations. This University of Maryland graduate has nearly 20 years of corporate experience, most recently as chief operating officer of a start-up international tech firm and as director of the Washington Homeland Security Roundtable, a private homeland security industry trade association.
Shannon and her husband, Greg, live in Annapolis with their children Zachary, 17; Nathan, 10; Tally, 6; and Lilly, 2. Her interests include travel and history.
Chief among Shannon's responsibilities will be establishing and cultivating the Institute's relationships with defense contractors. She will also pursue government grants and gifts from private foundations in support of conferences, the photo archive, writing and photo contests, and other educational projects. Shannon can be reached at (410) 295-1092 and at [email protected] .
Sponsors Contribute to Conference Success
A number of corporations stepped forward with generous support that enabled the Naval Institute to produce its 2nd Annual Homeland Port Security Conference entitled "Sum of All Fears: How Do We Keep Our Ports Secure?" in May. We are grateful to the following sponsors:
R. R. Donnelley
Frank Gumpert Printing
Dow Jones Government Solutions
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