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Joint Service Academy Networking Breakfast

  • 17 Oct 2018
  • 07:00 - 08:30
  • St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Norfolk, Va.


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Please join us for some coffee, a bagel, and conversation with your fellow academy grads.

All USNA alumni, alumni from other service academies, and their guests are welcome to our Joint Service Academy Networking Breakfast.

Join us for some early morning camaraderie, support for local area service academy alumni, and networking. There is no cost to attend, but please register to let us know you'll be there.

Our speaker this month
Capt. Bauernschmidt is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and a 1994
U.S. Naval Academy graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean
Engineering. She was designated a Naval Aviator in 1996.

After receiving her wings, she reported to Helicopter Anti-submarine
Squadron Light (HSL) 45 "Wolfpack" in San Diego deploying with USS
John Young (DD 973) in support of maritime interdiction operations in
the Northern Arabian Gulf.

In February 2001, Bauernschmidt reported to the "Seahawks" of HSL-41,
a Naval Air Station North Island Fleet Replacement Squadron, in San
Diego, serving as an Instructor Pilot and Quality Assurance Officer.
In 2004, she was selected as aide-de-camp to Commander, Carrier Strike
Group 7 and deployed aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) to the
western Pacific Ocean supporting both Northern Edge and Rim of the
Pacific exercises.

In 2005, she reported as a department head to the forward deployed
HSL-51 "Warlords" in Atsugi, Japan. While there, she deployed aboard
USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). In 2007, she reported to Joint Staff/ J6 in
Washington, D.C., where she served as an action officer and executive
assistant to the Director, J6.

She reported to the "Spartans" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron
(HSM) 70 in 2011, as the executive officer, deploying aboard USS
George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) in support of Operation Eduring Freedom.
She assumed command of HSM-70 in June 2011, earning the 2011 Admiral
Jimmy Thach and Captain Arnold J. Isbell awards for tactical
innovation and excellence and the 2012 Battle Efficiency award.

In 2013, she served with the U.S. State Department as the Senior
Military Advisor to the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues,
enhancing women’s peace and security through worldwide initiatives.
She was then selected for the Aviation Nuclear Officer program and
upon completion, reported to the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) in
September 2016 as the ship’s executive officer.

Bauernschmidt has accumulated over 3,000 flight hours in naval
aircraft. Her personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service
Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy/Marine Commendation Medal, Navy
and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various unit, campaign and
service medals.

St. Timothy Lutheran Church
1051 Kempsville Rd.
Norfolk, VA 23502

We are always looking for coffee sponsors! For $60 you can be a Networking Breakfast sponsor which entitles you to a three-minute spot to talk about your organization or business. Your contribution pays for the coffee and some donuts or bagels.

If you want to be a coffee sponsor, contact Adam Kinnear '94 - adamkinnear@1994.usna.com or 757-580-5087.

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