Pacific Southwest Chapter

June Luncheon & Professional Forum

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June 11, 2024

11:15 am - 1:00 pm


Oceanview Room (Building 501), Naval Base Point Loma

Event Details

We are pleased to announce our distinguished guest speaker for the June 11th luncheon and professional forum:

Captain Kenneth Douglas
Commander, Submarine Squadron 11


Captain Douglas hails from Long Island, NY and enlisted in the Navy in 1993. Following Nuclear Power training, he was selected for an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. He graduated with merit in 1998 with a major in Aerospace Engineering.

His afloat tours include the submarines USS Michigan, USS Bremerton, USS Cheyenne and Executive Officer of USS Asheville. He commanded USS Pasadena (SSN 752) from July 2015 until October 2017 where the ship was awarded the Submarine Squadron 11 Battle Efficiency award. He has completed six strategic deterrent patrols as well as several deployments to the Western Pacific and South America.

His assignments ashore have included an instructor tour at Tactical Training Group Pacific, Junior Board Member on the US Fleet Forces Command Nuclear Propulsion Examining Board, Special Assistant to the Commander of United States Strategic Command, Deputy Commander of Submarine Squadron Eleven and the Submarine Commanding Officer and Post-Commanding Officer detailer at Navy Personnel Command in Millington, TN.

CAPT Douglas is a graduate of the Air Command and Staff College and the Joint Forces Staff College. He holds a M.S. in Engineering Mechanics from Columbia University.

His personnel awards include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various campaign and unit awards.

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