Entries by Jason Allen

Eighth Annual RADM LeRoy Collins, Jr Academy Appointee Celebration

Tonight, May 15, 2018 our Council celebrates with local Maritime Academy Appointees and NROTC Scholarship winners at the Holiday Inn Westshore.  Our Eighth Annual Celebration will recognize 4 young men and 3 women with appointments to the U.S. Naval Academy, 1 young lady with an appointment to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 1 young man […]

2018 NAVY WEEK in TAMPA

Tampa plays host to NAVY WEEK  this year. Visit this site for information on all the events: TAMPA NAVY WEEK INFORMATION Our Council is hosting a reception for the Admirals who will be visiting our city.  The event will be held on Tuesday, 8 May at 7:00 p.m at the Westshore Holiday Inn, 700 N Westshore Drive, Tampa 33609  All Tampa […]

2017 Navy Ball TOP GOLF Tournament – May 25

Fee: $75 per player (includes 3 ½ hrs of golf, team tournament, Skilled-Shot competition, food and door prizes) Winners receive a trophy and prizes! A silent auction will be held during the event. All proceeds benefit the 2017 Tampa Bay Area Navy Birthday Ball. Tickets can be purchased online or from your Navy Birthday Ball […]

Tall Ship Gunilla in Tampa Bay

The TS Gunilla tied up alongside the Port side of the SS American Victory Merchant Marine ship located behind the Florida Aquarium, 8-11 April. This tall beauty has a 50-meter-long three-mast barque, with a total sail area of 1,000m² and holds a professional crew of 11 and 44 trainees/pupils. Training Ship Gunilla  is an integral part […]

Defense Bill Includes Biggest Military Pay Raise in 5 Years

Stars and Stripes | Nov 29, 2016 | by Travis J. Tritten WASHINGTON — Troops would get their biggest pay raise in years under the final version of Congress’ annual defense policy bill unveiled Tuesday. The 2.1 percent increase included in the National Defense Authorization Act would break a five-year trend of raises that have […]