Upcoming Events

Board of Directors Meeting

Pensacola Navy League Board of Director meetings have been suspended until urther notice. Read More.

 

Military Recognition Day: February 2021. New World Landing

The Pensacola Navy League recognizes the efforts of our Military during the annual Margaret Flowers Civic Award, Military Recognition Day ceremony. The ceremony, a lunch event held in February, is the largest event hosted by the Council. Enlisted service members (up to E-6) from the Pensacola area are nominated by their commands. The selection criterion is based on civic work in the community, leadership, rate proficiency and representation of appearance. The award’s namesake, Margaret Flowers, honors Ms. Flowers’ long and devoted record of service to the Navy and the community; she embodies the true esprit de corps of community and social involvement.

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HONOR the WOUNDED and FALLEN of 6 December 2019! Naval Air Station Pensacola Remembrance Ceremony: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Check back here for updates.

The Pensacola Navy League through a Remembrance Ceremony will be Honoring and Remembering the sacrifice and heroism of our shipmates that took place on 6 December 2019. Presentations by Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson IV, RADM Kyle Cozad USN, Commander, Naval Education and Training Command, CAPT Tim Kinsella USN, Commanding Officer of Naval Air Station Pensacola and CAPT Vincent Segars, USN, Commanding Officer of the Naval Aviation Schools Command will provide the City of Pensacola and outlying Community a chance to Honor and Remember those brave sailors who gave their lives in the service of their country. THIS EVENT WILL BE OPEN TO ANYONE. 

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Admirals Club: Meet the Boss Series. CAPT Nicholas Andrews II, USN. Commanding Officer CIWT Corry Station THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Check back here for updates.

At a date and location to be determined. Come join us as we welcome CAPT Andrews to discuss the Center for Information and Warfare Training at Corry Station, its mission, past, present and future. 

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Pensacola Navy League Summer Social

20 August 2020 at Seville Quarter

The Pensacola Navy League and the Marine Corps League of Pensacola will jointly host a membership social and recognition event in Phineas Phoggs at Seville. Come and learn how these two fine organization support our Pensacola military community. Watch our Sea Cadets and Young Marines in action and learn about those terrific youth programs. Most importantly come and join. Join one or both of the Leagues. Join in on the support for our Sea Services and local military. Join us for the fun!    Read More. 

 

Spouse Appreciation Luncheon: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Check back here for updates.

Date to be determined. Skopelos, at New World Landing.

The Pensacola Navy League is proud  to recognize Pensacola area Spouses as nominated by their respective Commands. The nominees are selected for their selfless contributions, sacrifice and commitment to service on behalf of their spouse:  Read More 

 

Enlisted Recognition Breakfast (ERB): THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Check back here for updates.

Date to be determined. Heritage Hall, Seville Quarter, 0730. 

Local enlisted service members are recognized by the Pensacola Navy League during a breakfast ceremony held each spring. The event honors military enlisted members who have demonstrated significant contribution to their command and the community. The honorees are nominated by their respective commands. Read More:

 

Pensacola Navy League Annual BBQ:

8 October 2020. Pensacola Yacht Club; Attire:  Civilian - Casual, Military - Service Khaki. Great food. Great people. Come hungry! Read More.

 

USS Tripoli Commissioning Ceremony:

On April 3, 2018, the Secretary of the Navy chose Pensacola as the site for commissioning USS Tripoli LHA 7.  The estimated date of the commissioning is 27 June of 2020 (revised 3 Mar 2020).  The USS Tripoli is named for the Battle of Derna in 1805, the first battle fought on foreign soil by the military of the fledgling United States of America.  The ship is 850 feet long (about the size of the USS Lexington) with a crew of 1050 Sailors.  She will be able to embark over 1700 Marines and is the first LHA, designed to support the new F-35B Lightning II.  
 
The commissioning will occur at the pier aboard NAS Pensacola in front of 6,000 to 10,000 guests.  The Commissioning Committee, including members of the Pensacola Navy League, the Pensacola Marine Corps League, Visit Pensacola and the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce will begin raising funds to support the crew and all the events of commissioning week. 

For those unfamiliar, we expect the week of the commissioning to look like this:

- Tuesday & Wednesday - Crew receptions.  We do two so that everyone will have a chance to attend, regardless of their duty section

- Thursday - Commissioning committee reception on the ship

- Friday - Sponsor’s luncheon on the ship.  The sponsor for USS Tripoli is Mrs Lynn Mabus.

Chairman’s Reception at the National Museum of Naval Aviation

- Saturday - Breakfast for the commissioning platform VIPs

Commissioning Ceremony (on the pier)

Reception (on the pier)

We will put out more detailed information once the date is set and the events gets closer.  Stay tuned!

While the crew of the Tripoli awaits completion of construction and Commissioning of their ship they are engaged in local training, professional development and Community Relations support. To see the Tripoli Community Relations gallery: Click Here

For additional detail and to listen to a radio interview with Commissioning Committee Chairman RADM Don Quinn USN (ret) and Pensacola Navy League Public Affairs Officer, Harry White: Click Here

On 26 November 2019 members of the Tripoli Commissioning Committee and the Pensacola Navy League traveled to the Ingalls Shipbuilding Facility in Pascagoula, MS. While at the facility CAPT Kevin Meyers the Tripoli Commanding Officer provided a personal guided tour of the ship while it was in "Dry Dock" completing the final stages of construction. A crew from the University of West Florida radio station WUWF accompanied the tour and recorded the event. A copy of their three part broadcast can be seen/heard here:  Part 1    Part 2    Part 3

 

USS St. Louis Commissioning Ceremony:

The Secretary of the Navy has chosen Pensacola as the site for the Commissioning of the USS St. Louis, LCS-19. The Commissioning is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 1 August 2020 on board Naval Air Station Pensacola. 

The commissioning will occur at the pier aboard NAS Pensacola in front of about 5,000 guests.  The Commissioning Committee from St. Louis, Missouri includes members of the Pensacola Navy League, the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce and Visit Pensacola. 

For those unfamiliar, we expect the week of the commissioning to look like this:

- Tuesday & Wednesday - Crew receptions.  We do two so that everyone will have a chance to attend, regardless of their duty section. This ship also has two complete crews. A Blue crew and a Gold crew. 

- Thursday - Commissioning committee reception on the ship

- Friday - Sponsor’s luncheon on the ship.  The sponsor for USS St. Louis is Mrs Barbara Taylor.

Chairman’s Reception at the National Museum of Naval Aviation

- Saturday - Breakfast for the commissioning platform VIPs

Commissioning Ceremony (on the pier)

Reception (on the pier)

We will put out more detailed information once the date is set and the events gets closer.  Stay tuned!

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